Congress Must Fight Academic Espionage to Protect American Jobs-and Our Security
When most Americans think of espionage, we think of debonair foreign spies sneaking around military compounds--or bespectacled hackers hammering away at keyboards to steal top-secret information from foreign adversaries.
FBI Urges Universities To Monitor Some Chinese Students And Scholars In The U.S.
U.S. intelligence agencies are encouraging American research universities to develop protocols for monitoring students and visiting scholars from Chinese state-affiliated research institutions, as U.S. suspicion toward China spreads to academia.
NIH releases updated SBIR/STTR success rate data
This program provides one-year funding to organizations executing programs related to SBIR/STTR outreach, technical assistance, or financial support.
Chinese Scientists At US Research Centers Under NIH, FBI Scrutiny
The dossier on cancer researcher Xifeng Wu was thick with intrigue, if hardly the stuff of a spy thriller. It contained findings that she’d improperly shared confidential information and accepted a half-dozen advisory roles at medical institutions in China.
A drug may prevent Alzheimer's but there are no plans to find out
Last week, The Washington Post reported that pharmaceutical firm Pfizer has data showing that an arthritis treatment it owns called Enbrel may also lower the risk of getting Alzheimer’s by 64 per cent.
NASA wants to commercialize the International Space Station, and make heaps of cash doing it
NASA has big plans for its immediate future, including missions to Mars and of course the Moon 2024 effort that was completely unaccounted for in the most recent federal budget. When it comes to science, funding can be hard to come by, and many of NASA’s projects are pricey.
How SBIR/STTR spent $2.7 billion in FY 2016
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released its FY 2016 annual report for the $2.4 billion obligated by the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and $313.6 million by the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.
Blowback for Huawei Bans
More and more research institutions are cutting their ties to Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications powerhouse, either officially or unofficially.
Total research and development performance by state (2002-2016)
Despite its limitations, publicly available data on research and development (R&D) expenditures remains one of the best metrics for measuring state progress in the innovation economy.
U.S. Government Urged to Boost Technology R&D
Speaking to chief information officers and other senior technology officials at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, Mr. Johnson said the drop in federal research-and-development funding is one of the key drivers behind declines in U.S.