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.

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

Philanthropists Are Getting Behind a New Push for Government Science Funding: #FundBasicResearch

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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.


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