Office of Science and Technology Policy

US, France agree to increase collaboration on quantum


Both countries want to increase their technical and scientific exchange around quantum computers, algorithms, networks and sensors.

Arati Prabhakar confirmed as White House Office of Science and Tech Policy director


The first woman of color and immigrant to hold the position, she will advise on maintaining U.S. competitiveness in emerging technologies with investments in R&D.

U.S. chief data scientist explains government’s push for greater use of disaggregated data


Denice Ross spells out her priorities over the last 10 months leading the government's data strategy.

Policy adviser says workforce gains from federal quantum center efforts still a year or more away


Corey Stambaugh says new staff are still being trained using initial federal funds earmarked for hiring.

Senate committee waves through Prabhakar OSTP director nomination


Her proposed appointment now proceeds to the Senate floor for a simple majority vote.

Lawmakers urge incoming White House science chief to streamline agencies’ tech priorities


Senators at Arati Prabhakar's nomination hearing call on the policy leader to consolidate conflicting high-priority emerging tech programs at defense and civilian agencies.