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Federal R&D: A Quick Recap and Outlook. Matt Hourihan February 11, 2014 for the American Society for Engineering Education Public Policy Colloquium AAAS R&D Budget and Policy Program http://www.aaas.org/spp/rd. Some positive outcomes. Defense Science & Technology Department of Energy - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Research and Development in the FY 2010 Federal Budget

Federal R&D: A Quick Recap and OutlookMatt HourihanFebruary 11, 2014for the American Society for Engineering Education Public Policy Colloquium

AAAS R&D Budget and Policy Programhttp://www.aaas.org/spp/rd

Some positive outcomesDefense Science & TechnologyDepartment of EnergyLow-carbon and fossil energy technologyDOE Science (especially fusion)NSF facilities, EPSCoRNASA Science and ExplorationNot-quite-so-positive outcomesDefense contractorsNIH overallBut better news for IDeA, Translational scienceHigh-performance railEnvironmental R&DBut cuts avoided

Looking aheadPresidents budget to be released March 4Priorities: manufacturing, clean energy, climate, IT and computing, biological innovation, neuroscience, STEM Ed

Discretionary spending in FY 2015 has already been agreedAnd will increase hardly at all25% of sequester reductions rolled backBeyond FY 2015: back to sequester levels

Big-picture fiscal challenges remain largely unchanged

For more infomhouriha@aaas.org202-326-6607www.aaas.org/spp/rd/