Biden administration proposes record $171.3B for R&D across civilian agencies
The proposed sum would come alongside extra funding for research included in the American Jobs Plan.
Next Generation Computing Act proposed to speed U.S. supercomputer development
The Beyond Exascale Computing Program would provide support for a new generation of supercomputers.
Department of Energy puts AI to biomedical use
The agency started a public-private partnership with Weill Family Foundation seeking breakthroughs addressing neurological disorders like traumatic brain injuries using supercomputing.
Department of Energy’s push for exascale supercomputer begins with $258 million in grants
Advanced Micro Devices, Cray Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprises, IBM, Intel and NVIDIA all won funding. The goal is to deliver one exascale-capable system by 2021.