Patented process decomposes hazardous wastes to undetectable amounts.
History of innovation
What if we had a hand in 10 innovations you’ve held in your hands?
We’ve spearheaded groundbreaking innovations from talented scientists, technologists and entrepreneurs.
Take a minute to explore our rich timeline of innovation that’s touched the lives of, well, pretty much everyone.
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FDA approves treatment for cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.
Artificial Muscle made easy work of heavy lifting.
First observation provides new insight into Earth’s closest neighbor.
Live-training program gets soldiers combat-ready from their own home stations.
The first national evaluation of public charter schools.
Our AMISR ushered in relocatable radar to read atmospheric events, rain, sleet or tsunami.
It’s all in the eyes: Iris on the Move makes biometric identification a widespread reality.
Apple acquired our spin-off and the iPhone got Siri.
Identification of rare neurons may help treat sleep disorders and understand memory.
FDA approval of treatment for peripheral T-cell lymphoma caps decades of SRI research.
SRI outlines 21st century vision of technology-supported learning.
The first autonomous motorcycle-riding humanoid robot.
SRI imagers help revolutionize our understanding of the sun.
Our robot was so self-aware we almost didn’t tell him his name was Shakey.