Business R&D Intensity by State (2011-2016)
Since 2011, more than half of the nation's new investment in business research and development has come from California companies, and more than three-quarters has come from the top five states, according to an SSTI analysis of recently released NSF data.
DowDuPont CEO says split will generate nearly $1 billion in research funding
"The beauty of redoing the portfolio -- and I'll use DuPont as the example -- [is] we're going to spend almost $1 billion on R&D per year, so it's at a rate that's very healthy compared to the competitive peer set," Breen told Jim Cramer in an interview.
Countries Continue to Use Tax Incentives to Boost R&D
A recent report by Ernst Young documents continued efforts by countries to enact additional tax incentives to reward companies for research a
From pain to memory, researchers investigate how VR can make things go better in the real world
Can being in the middle of an opera take your mind off pain?
Fighting Military AI Research Undermines Social and Economic Progress
In November 2017, an advocacy group called the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots published a short film called “Slaughterbots” in which autonomous drones developed by the military-industrial complex terrorize and kill innocent civilians.
Businesses spent $375 billion on R&D performance in US in 2016
Businesses spent a total of $375 billion on research and development (R&D) performance in the United States in 2016, an increase of 5.3 percent from 2015. Funding from companies' own sources was $318 billion in 2016, an increase of 7 percent from 2015.
Can public policy help make the geographic distribution of federal R&D more equitable?
Established in 1979 as a way to help broaden the distribution of federal funds for research and development (R&D), specifically at the National Science Foundation (NSF), one of the most important initiatives funneling research and development funds to states with smaller populations is the Ex
How your brain is like a film editor
The brain’s hippocampi may be the film editors of our lives, slicing our continuous experiences into discrete cuts that can be stored away as memories. That’s the idea raised by a new study that analyzed brain scan data from people watching films such as “Forrest Gump.”
US quantum initiatives move forward with DOE, NSF funding and House bill
The United States government has unveiled a slew of different Quantum Information Science (QIS) projects, with several different initiatives set to help the nation prepare for a future with quantum computers and quantum communications systems.
Department of Energy Announces $218 Million for Quantum Information Science