About Lincoln Laboratory

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is a federally funded research and development center that applies advanced technology to problems of national security. Research and development activities focus on long-term technology development as well as rapid system prototyping and demonstration. These efforts are aligned within key mission areas. The Laboratory works with industry to transition new concepts and technology for system development and deployment.  
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Doing Business with Lincoln Laboratory

For Government

Find information and the necessary forms for sponsoring work at Lincoln Laboratory at our users' guidance page.

For Vendors
The Laboratory conducts a significant amount of work with industry.
Find information and forms for vendors at the Contracting Services Department page.


Beaver Works

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Visit the Beaver Works website to learn more about project-based learning collaborations between Lincoln Laboratory and MIT campus.


Comm Involvement bookletThe 2015 Community Involvement report describes programs offered to Laboratory employees, helping them become an active part of the community and increasing awareness of local needs.

Teaching Radar at the University of Puerto Rico

UPRM classHow did our Radar Introduction for Student Engineers program find its way to the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez? Click here to find out!

GEM Consortium

The GEM program at Lincoln Laboratory, recently highlighted in Diversity in Action magazine, has been a major part of our diversity and inclusion efforts.

Technology News

Modernization at the Reagan Test Site

Lincoln Laboratory helped upgrade the systems and capabilities at the Reagan Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll. Find out more about these efforts at the following Tech Notes:

Adding Automation and Decision Support Capabilities at the Reagan Test Site

Reagan Test Site Optics Modernization Program

Telemetry Modernization with Open Architecture Software-Defined Radio Technology

Lincoln Laboratory demonstrates highly accurate vehicle localization under adverse weather conditions


Noncontact laser ultrasound could yield significant impact for medical imaging
The laser ultrasound's optical approach acquires interior body imagery without patient contact to diagnose disease, injury, and other conditions.

Pinpointing the signs of depression
A Lincoln Laboratory team developed a system that uses vocal and facial biomarkers to evaluate depression.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is leading a team to develop a constellation of mini weather satellites


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