DARPA’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

DARPA is an agency of the United States Department of Defense responsible for the development of new technologies for use by the military. Read more

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CyPhy Works is a top competitor of DARPA. CyPhy Works was founded in Danvers, Massachusetts} in 2008. CyPhy Works competes in the Aerospace industry. Compared to DARPA, CyPhy Works generates $2.8B less revenue.

Prioria is DARPA's #2 competitor. Prioria is headquartered in Gainesville, Florida, and was founded in 2003. Prioria operates in the Computers, Peripherals, Networking and Electronic Equipment industry. Prioria generates 0.34% the revenue of DARPA.

Skycatch has been one of DARPA's top competitors. Skycatch is a Private company that was founded in 2013 in San Francisco, California. Skycatch operates in the Technology Hardware industry. Compared to DARPA, Skycatch has 143 fewer employees.


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Draper is a not-for-profit research organization that provides bioprocessing engineering solutions for commercial and space industries.
Jun 12, 2019
Vector is a space technology company that designs, develops and launches mini-satellites and carrier rockets.
Oct 02, 2016
QinetiQ provides technical support, training, engineering and software enabled services for defence, aerospace, maritime space and security markets.
Aug 30, 2016
Profusa develops tissue-integrated biosensors for real-time monitoring and continuous biofeedback on multiple body chemistries.
Jul 11, 2016
IQ-Analog is a provider of high-speed data conversion solutions such as DAC, ADC, data converters and mixed-signal subsystems.
Mar 20, 2016


September 21, 2020Army Technology

US DARPA conducts fourth major OFFSET Field Experiment

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has conducted the fourth Offensive Swarm-Ena... See more »
September 21, 2020TechMASH

Is this a battle royale game? No, it's DARPA!

If you watched the video above without knowing where it had come from, it would be easy to confuse it... See more »
September 17, 2020Intelligence Community News

DARPA seeks TAMI proposals

On September 15, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) issued an Artificial Intellige... See more »
September 16, 2020CTech

Israel s QEDIT awarded $2 million funding in DARPA cryptography research program

The research project is geared towards harnessing advanced cryptography to preserve the integrity of ... See more »
September 15, 2020SpaceNews

Blue Canyon selects Orbion electric thrusters for DARPA's Blackjack satellites

Orbion is a four-year-old startup in Houghton, Michigan, that specializes in Hall-effect plasma thrus... See more »
September 14, 2020ExecutiveBiz

L3Harris to Help DARPA Complete R&D Activities for Modeling, Simulation Effort

L3Harris Technologies has won a one-year, $22.2M contract to continue research support for the Defens... See more »
September 10, 2020Washington Citybizlist

McLean Firm Wins $7.3M DARPA 5G Security Contract

DARPA Press Releases

November 1, 2018Business Wire

Earth to Sky Announces Participation in the DARPA Launch Challenge

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#darpalaunchchallenge--Today, Earth to Sky formally announced thei... See more »
May 21, 2018PressReleasePoint

Chemists synthesize millions of proteins not found in nature

New technology could lead to development of novel "xenoprotein" drugs against infectious diseases.rea... See more »
April 12, 2018Business Wire

Kryptowire Awarded $5.1M by DARPA to Deploy an Advanced mHealth Solution for the Early and Remote Detection of Physical Impairments and the Onset of Disease

FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#DARPA--Kryptowire awarded $5.1M by DARPA to deploy an advanced mHealt... See more »
February 6, 2018Newswise

Vanderbilt Signs Agreement to Develop Methods for Preventing Global Spread of Deadly Viruses

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has signed a five-year cooperative agreeme... See more »
January 18, 2018WebWire

U.S. Electronics Innovation Leaps Forward Via Joint University Microelectronics Program

DARPA is all about developing advanced technologies that could underpin decisive national security ca... See more »
December 26, 2017WebWire

DARPA, Santa Continue HO HO HO-liday Team-Up

DARPA's High-speed Optimized Handling of Holiday Operations (HO HO HO) initiative is celebrating its ... See more »
December 22, 2017PRcom

Secure Decisions Wins DARPA R&D Contract to Discover Human Elements That Contribute to Software Security

Secure Decisions, a division of Applied Visions, Inc. and a recognized leader in cyber security, has ... See more »

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DARPA is an agency of the United States Department of Defense responsible for the development of new technologies for use by the military. DARPA was founded in 01/1958. DARPA's headquarters is located in Arlington, Virginia, USA 22203. DARPA's Managi...


DARPA's Managing Director, Arati Prabhakar, currently has an approval rating of 70%. DARPA's primary competitors are CyPhy Works, Prioria & Skycatch.



Frequently Asked Questions about DARPA

  1. When was DARPA founded?

    DARPA was founded in 01/1958
  2. Who is DARPA's CEO?

    DARPA's CEO is Arati Prabhakar
  3. How much revenue does DARPA generate?

    DARPA generates $2.8B in revenue
  4. How much funding does DARPA have?

    DARPA has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is DARPA's headquarters?

    DARPA's headquarters is in Arlington Virginia, USA
  2. How many employees does DARPA have?

    DARPA has 220 employees
  3. Who are DARPA's competitors?

    DARPA's top competitors are CyPhy Works, Prioria, Skycatch
  4. Who has DARPA invested in?

    DARPA's has invested in companies such as Draper, Vector Launch, QinetiQ