National Science Foundation (NSF)

OSTP forms new subcommittee to focus on quantum technology

by Carten Cordell • 2 months ago

Officials said the new panel's goal will be to create a national agenda on quantum information science, address U.S. economic and national security implications from the technology and coordinate federal policy.

What will it take to get quantum computers? Hardware is just the beginning, experts tell Congress

by Carten Cordell • 3 months ago

Talent and international cooperation are part of the equation, academics tell the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

NSF and congressional leaders fret declining R&D budget with China on the rise

by Carten Cordell • 5 months ago

Congressional leaders lamented that while the NSF’s budget remains at 2017 levels, the Chinese are committing more R&D resources to emerging technologies.

Mulvaney touts R&D increase, but some accounts would take cuts

by Carten Cordell • 6 months ago

The OMB director extolled proposed increases for research & development, but some agencies tasked with technology development are taking a hit.

Comings, goings and openings: the 2017 CIO shuffle

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 8 months ago

As the year draws to a close, here's where the offices of the CIO at the federal government's major agencies stand.

This small accelerator program is funneling tech from federal labs into new startups

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 9 months ago

Fed Tech is a platform and a program that connects would-be entrepreneurs to technologies developed in federal labs.