Santa Fe Institute

The MITRE Corporation
Location: McLean, VA

The MITRE Corporation is a not-for-profit organization chartered to work in the public interest.  MITRE manages four Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs): one for the Department of Defense (known as the DoD Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence FFRDC), one for the Federal Aviation Administration (the Center for Advanced Aviation System Development), one for the Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (the Center for Enterprise Modernization), and one for the Department of Homeland Security (the Homeland Security Systems Engineering and Development Institute). MITRE also has its own independent research and development program that explores new technologies and new uses of technologies to solve its sponsors' problems in the near-term and in the future.