The federal government funds a lot of research and development each year, but not all of it. Yet protection of R&D intellectual property from foreign adversaries is a concern.
With a vaccine still on the horizon, and a presidential transition now underway, projections on contract spending for 2021 are murkier than usual.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Postal Service is working with the FBI to provide fingerprinting services at more than 100 post offices across the country.
Recent upticks in Defense spending have meant a larger portion of the budget pie goes to contractors. But R&D contracts still haven't recovered from sequestration-era cuts.
Sean Jones was appointed as the new director of NSF's Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate last month. He's been with the agency for more than 10 years.
The U.S. Coast Guard may be the smallest military service branch but that’s only pushed its research and development arm to get innovative. Now a dedicated volunteer unit will help maximize R&D resources.
The fourth quarter sprint to the finish line of the 2020 fiscal year starts in less than three weeks. So what can federal contractors expect?
For the United States to stay on top of the global arms race for artificial intelligence, a commission stood up by Congress recommends a two-fold path: collaborate with its closest allies, and double the amount of research spending proposed by the Trump administration.
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Data analysts at Govini looked at five years of Defense Department spending. CEO Tara Murphy Dougherty joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to share.
The Senate defense appropriations bill give DoD more than $100 billion in research and development spending.
The Professional Services Council, an industry association, asked the Senate Appropriations Committee to limit the type of work Federally-Funded Research and Development Centers can do for DoD.
DARPA launched a new platform, called Polyplexus, to speed up the research and development process by soliciting evidence about scientific questions from a global community.
Lawmakers say a decrease in funding for Energy's 2020 budget could hurt "critical" energy and national security programs, as well as global competitiveness. Secretary Rick Perry defends cuts, claiming the agency is becoming more sustainable with its investments.