R&D Budget Analysis

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  • President's Budget to Exceed Spending Caps

    Recent reports have indicated that President Obama's FY 2015 budget request, due next week, will again propose spending levels above allowed limits established by Congress. The current FY 2015 discretionary cap stands at $1.014 trillion, only slightly above FY 2014 levels. The Administration will...
  • Science Has Seen Little of 'Peace Dividend' From Reduced Defense Spending

    While a significant "peace dividend" has accumulated since the late 1960s due to declining or flat defense spending, the advantages of that dividend have largely bypassed investment in science, infrastructure, and education, according to a new analysis by Matt Hourihan, director of the AAAS R&D...
  • The President's FY 2015 Budget Request

    Providing timely, comprehensive, and independent analyses of federal research & development funding trends since 1976.

    This page serves as a hub for links and coverage of the President's FY 2015 budget request as it relates to science and innovation funding. For prior years, go here . AAAS Coverage The President’s Opportunity, Growth, and Security Initiative: What’s In It? (April 9) President's R&D Budget:...
  • FY 2015 Agency Budget Briefing Schedule

    The current FY 2015 budget briefing schedule for federal agencies is below. This page will be updated as new information comes available, so check back often. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration When : Tuesday, March 18; 2:00 - 4:00pm Where : Dept. of Commerce Auditorium, 1401...
  • Federal Investment and the Peace Dividend

    Policymakers on both sides of the aisle frequently call to boost investments in science, infrastructure, and education (including, reportedly , the White House next month). But beginning over forty years ago, legislators experienced an opportunity to do exactly that – and passed it up, effectively...
  • R&D in the President's Budget

    Since 1976, AAAS and the Intersociety Working Group — an evolving team of more than two dozen leading science societies, nongovernmental organizations, and universities — have published in-depth analyses of R&D in the President's annual budget request. Below you will find links to analyses from...
  • R&D in the FY 2014 Omnibus: The Big Picture

    With the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 officially signed into law, it is possible to make some early assessments of how federal R&D funding will ultimely fare in FY 2014. Overall, the result is somewhat mixed, which is unsurprising given that the December budget deal only gave...
  • R&D in the FY 2014 Omnibus: Department of Defense

    Department of Defense (DOD) R&D in the omnibus appropriations package is really two stories in one. According to AAAS estimates, overall DOD R&D will come down by $8.4 billion, or 11.2 percent, below FY 2012 levels, and will even fall below FY 2013 post-sequestration estimates by nearly $2...
  • R&D in the FY 2014 Omnibus: NASA

    Given a tough fiscal environment surrounding the FY 2014 omnibus, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) ranks among those agencies that have fared relatively well coming out of appropriations, all things considered. According to AAAS estimates, NASA R&D would rise...
  • R&D in the FY 2014 Omnibus: National Science Foundation

    Some agencies and programs received surprisingly large funding boosts in the FY 2014 omnibus, but the National Science Foundation (NSF) is not one of them. While the agency will see some budget growth from FY 2013 post-sequester levels, that growth will be somewhat limited, especially when one...