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Lincoln Company Receives Grant To Support Drone Use In Firefighting

Drone Amplified

A Lincoln company focused on fighting wildfires using drones says it has been awarded more than $1 million in federal and state grants. Drone Amplified tells the Lincoln Journal Star it has been awarded a National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research grant for $983,676 and a Nebraska Department of Economic Development matching grant for $100,000. The company says the funding will be used to help conduct research and development on improving the safety, decreasing the costs and increasing the effectiveness of firefighters battling wildfires.

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