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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Laboratory Status

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.

Community Outreach

AFCEA internships at Lincoln Laboratory

AFCEA internship

The Lexington Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association arranges summer STEM internships at Lincoln Laboratory for graduating high-school seniors.

Deciphering cryptography

LLCipher class

Lincoln Laboratory's newly unveiled cryptography workshop provided an introduction to modern cryptography for local high-school students.

Technology News

MIT Lincoln Laboratory announces publication of new book on decision support

Cover image for Decision Making Under UncertaintyMIT Lincoln Laboratory, in partnership with MIT Press, has published the third volume in the MIT Lincoln Laboratory Series, Decision Making Under Uncertainty. The book is introduction to the development of automated decision support systems.

Wide-Area Chemical Sensor

Wide-area chemical sensor unit
A highly sensitive sensor rapidly detects and measures concentrations of target gas molecules within the atmosphere at long ranges to warn of potentially hazardous chemical releases. To learn more about this technology, read the Tech Note.

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