Report Recommends Reforms to Support Careers of Young Biomedical and Behavioral Scientists, Proposes Solutions to Barriers That Have Slowed Change So Far
The congressionally requested report includes recommendations to open career paths inside and outside of academia for early career scientists, broaden responsibility among public and private stakeholders for the future of the research ecosystem, and increase policy experimentation and investment
China asserts firm grip on research data
In a move few scientists anticipated, the Chinese government has decreed that all scientific data generated in China must be submitted to government-sanctioned data centers before appearing in publications.
Barriers to Scientific Research Are Holding Back Innovation
Researchers are often forced to follow circuitous and time-consuming routes to access the journal articles they need, even when their institutions and organizations have legitimate subscription access.
Amazon spent nearly $23 billion on R&D last year - more than any other U.S. company
Tech companies claimed the top five spots in the U.S. for research and development spending again last year, investing a combined total of $76 billion.
NASA Awards $96 Million to U.S. Small Businesses for Tech Research, Development
NASA has selected 128 proposals from American small businesses to advance research and technology in Phase II of its 2017 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. These selections support NASA's future space exploration missions, while also benefiting the U.S. economy.
R&D Is Fueling Innovation Culture
Research and development spending by U.S. business has finally begun increasing robustly as the economic recovery has continued, reaching $499 billion--the most spent by any nation in a single year--in 2015, the most recent year for which data is available.
China May Soon Surpass the United States in R&D Funding
75 Breakthroughs by America's National Laboratories
The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Laboratories are among the most innovative places on the planet.
R&D in Space: A New Frontier for Innovation
The potential of the ISS for R&D was expanded in 2011 when the Center for Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), a non-profit, non-government organization, was selected as the manager of the research facility, with a focus on enabling a new era of space research to improve life on Earth.
Industry Funding of University Research: Which States Lead?
Industry funding of university research is an important component of U.S. academic research and industrial innovation, especially as federal funding for universities continues to decline and companies cut back on basic, intramural research. However, U.S.