Office of Science and Technology Policy
Agencies told to assess if they can end contracts for drones built by foreign adversaries
The executive order applies to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) from China, Russia, Iran and North Korea.
National AI Initiative Office launched by White House
The new office is expected to coordinate research and policymaking across government, industry and academia for years to come.
2020 in review: AI and quantum see more White House attention
Concerns of being outcompeted by China saw the White House push for doubled funding and trustworthy principles.
National cyber director role in the spotlight after SolarWinds hack
President-elect Joe Biden's first-ever cyber czar could prove instrumental in crafting a national cyber R&D strategy and coordinating dispersed efforts to secure the supply chain.
NIST quantum consortium gets steering committee to focus work
The committee comes two years into the Quantum Economic Development Consortium effort to build a QIS supply chain.
White House fills out its quantum advisory committee
Comprised of industry, university, federal lab, and agency experts, the body will meet at least twice a year to advise on quantum policy.