IARPA in the News


The CIA’s newest directorate consolidates several technology business units into one hub organization focused on deeply embracing innovative approaches and capabilities throughout the agency....Although the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) conducts its own research, beginning with the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), Hallman does not see any conflict or redundancy in the establishment of the CIA’s DDI.

City A.M.

The President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo was having a stressful time in 2013. A rebel militia had just taken control of Goma, a large province with a population of about a million people, and regional powers were putting pressure on him to wrest it back by force....These were set by Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), a US agency that supports research into improving intelligence services.


What are the fundamental limitations inherent in machine learning systems?...Last year researchers with the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency (IARPA) said their five-year program called Machine Intelligence from Cortical Networks (MICrONS) would offer participants a “unique opportunity to pose biological questions with the greatest potential to advance theories of neural computation and obtain answers through carefully planned experimentation and data analysis.”

Hospitals and Health Networks

You need to become a better futurist. You need to up your game at least to “prosumer” level....After the shock of 9/11, U.S. intelligence services did a lot of introspection, asking themselves how they could improve their work. One of the things this resulted in was a crowd-sourcing experiment, the Good Judgment Project, sponsored starting in 2011 by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity.

Breaking Defense

Army experts are “extremely excited” by the idea of hybrid electric aircraft, one of the service’s top Unmanned Aerial Systems...The Great Horned Owl Program (GHO), an Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) effort to develop, as the IARPA web site describes it, “technologies that significantly extend the operational endurance and payload capabilities of ISR UAVs (intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles).”

Trajectory Magazine

The deputy director of the U.S. Intelligence Advanced Projects Research Activity (IARPA) is challenging the GEOINT Community to come forward with ideas for research projects that will help advance the tradecraft.

Popular Science

If you want to talk about high risk, high reward projects, look no further than the list recently released by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity...