National Science Foundation (NSF)
‘Maximum mobility’ within federal workforce is goal of proposed NSF app
Agency leaders want to develop software that will help teach federal employees about emerging technologies and match them to future jobs.
NSF proposes $25M in grants to set up quantum foundries
The agency pledged $25 million to help fund foundries that will produce components essential to advancing the development of quantum technology.
OSTP forms new subcommittee to focus on quantum technology
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
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
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
The OMB director extolled proposed increases for research & development, but some agencies tasked with technology development are taking a hit.