The global race for advanced industries is fierce, and policy support for thriving R&D ecosystems is a key driver. The CHIPS and Science Act is potentially transformative, but it also requires funding. Beyond CHIPS, we need further policy innovation to enhance the quantity and quality of federal R&D investment. See below for our experts’ takes on funding for federal R&D, science, innovation, and more.
On Thursday, President Biden kicked off the FY 2024 cycle with the latest budget request. This skinny version of the budget – full details of which will come on Monday – contained similar themes as prior budgets: a focus on clean energy and climate, manufacturing and supply chains, applied R&D, place-based innovation, and cancer research, among […]
The NIH funds the world’s most innovative biomedical research, but rising administrative burden is slowing down the speed of breakthroughs.
Earlier this year Congress passed the CHIPS And Science Act: a once-in-a-generation piece of legislation to secure U.S. semiconductor manufacturing, enhance U.S. science investment, and foster the next generation of STEM talent. But at the core of that legislation are aggressive spending targets for the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Department of Energy Office of Science […]
Congress extended SBIR. Now what?