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.


National GEM Consortium

The Laboratory supports the National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science (GEM) by helping students from underrepresented groups seeking advanced degrees in engineering and science.

GEM internship at Lincoln Lab

Listen to what interns at Lincoln Laboratory say about the GEM program.

Deciphering cryptography

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

LLCipher class

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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