The Task Force on American Innovation is a non-partisan alliance of leading American companies and business associations, research university associations, and scientific societies.

We support federally-funded scientific research and promote its benefits to America’s economy, security, and quality of life. The Task Force is particularly concerned with research and educational funding in the physical sciences and engineering.

The Task Force on American Innovation is a non-partisan alliance of leading American companies and business associations, research university associations, and scientific societies.

We support federally-funded scientific research and promote its benefits to America’s economy, security, and quality of life. The Task Force is particularly concerned with research and educational funding in the physical sciences and engineering.

Task Force Releases

We work to support basic research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. #FundBasicResearch

This idea could save buildings—and lives. An architect's new approach to protecting cities from flooding: https://t.co/xOb1QVEliI

"The computers, about the size of a sesame seed to a corn kernel – are small enough that they can be pumped into oil wells and travel through machinery without damaging the drilling equipment."

Read more about these tiny, oily computers:
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"Our nation has a rich history of scientific discovery, development and delivery, contributing to better health,... https://t.co/opLFMjO30n

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THE TRENDS

Federal research is falling as a share of the US economy.

As Americans become more reliant on knowledge-based industries for their health, safety, employment and living standards, we are under investing in new knowledge. It’s time to reverse this innovation deficit.

#FundBasicResearch

Basic research in science, technology, engineering, and math serves as the intellectual infrastructure for America’s innovation economy.