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

The first interview with Trump’s new science adviser: https://t.co/ptYznmLMwH

"Empty labs, nonexistent funding, deteriorating equipment and an unsympathetic government: Many Venezuelan scientists say the country’s worsening political turmoil has made research virtually impossible." https://t.co/Fmx6Jv3IuY

Argonne lab leading U.S. push on lithium batteries: 'If we don't recycle, we will run out of materials' https://t.co/yxPzpspwWQ

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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.