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

A collaboration between scientists @stonybrooku and Brookhaven Lab has received $1M in funding from @ENERGY to develop a transformational energy technology ➡️ https://t.co/PGe816itov

To enable the U.S. to make critical R&D investments and enhance our global leadership position, Congress must cement a budget agreement that provides relief from the current budget caps, and make robust science investments a priority: https://t.co/r7zqq2SeAk

Task Force On American Innovation Urges Budget Cap Relief: https://t.co/r7zqq2SeAk #FundBasicResearch

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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.