House co-sponsors of ‘Endless Frontier Act’ on tap for Sept. 16 webinar on building U.S. R&D economy
MADISON, Wis. – U.S. Reps. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., and Ro Khanna, D-Calif., who are the primary House of Representatives sponsors of the “Endless Frontier Act,” will headline a Sept. 16 webinar on how research and development investment can build a stronger economy.

The webinar is part two in the Shaping the ‘Endless Frontier’ series, which is defining Midwest research and innovation assets and explaining how the proposed $100-billion federal investment can build on those resources to the benefit of the nation.

The series draws its name from the “Endless Frontier Act,” which has been introduced in both houses of Congress with bipartisan sponsors, including Reps. Gallagher and Khanna. The act (S.3832 and H.R. 6978) proposes expansion of the National Science Foundation, $100 billion for advancing science and tech R&D, and $10 billion for regional technology hubs. Those hubs would help to launch companies, revive U.S. manufacturing and create jobs that jump-start communities...    ...more

Ken Notes: This is a great idea, and Covid has demonstrated that we need more research and rapid response options. Big numbers, but I have seen what the UW, RP I and II, Mortradge and other Madison research entities can do with the investment...

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