R&D Budget Analysis

R&D Budget Analysis

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Under the recent FY 2014 omnibus, the National Institutes of Health would receive $29.3 billion for R&D per AAAS estimates. In nominal dollars, this represents a rough midpoint between the President's request and FY 2013 post-sequester spending: specifically, a 3.5 percent increase above FY...
  • For the most part, the Department of Energy (DOE) has done moderately well regarding funding in the FY 2014 omnibus, though such a perspective might be attributed to lowered expectations. While few programs would reach the levels proposed by the President's budget, which particularly favored low-...
  • The 315-page report was officially released in June, a bit later than normal following the delayed release of the President's FY 2014 budget. This reference work provides a comprehensive analysis of R&D in the President's FY 2014 budget request, including specialized analyses by theme, major...
  • The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), recently the subject of some criticism and funding cuts by appropriators, is set to return to prior R&D funding levels. According to AAAS estimates, DHS R&D will reach $1.1 billion under the FY 2014 omnibus, representing substantial apparent...
  • Under the recent FY 2014 omnibus, the U.S. Department of Agriculture would receive $2.3 billion for R&D per AAAS estimates. In nominal dollars, this represents a rough midpoint between the President's request and FY 2013 post-sequester spending: specifically, a 7.3 percent increase above FY...
  • Jan. 15 update: Follow the below links for agency breakdowns. We'll update this list as new items are posted: Full Review | USDA | Homeland Security | Energy | NIH | NSF | NASA | Defense Congressional appropriators have released the 1,500-page omnibus spending package, dubbed the Consolidated...