Accession Number:

AD1022596

Title:

Federal Research and Development Funding: FY2017

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

Congressional Research Service Washington United States

Report Date:

2016-06-24

Pagination or Media Count:

64.0

Abstract:

President Obamas budget request for FY2017 includes 152.333 billion for research and development R and D, an increase of 6.195 billion 4.2 over the estimated FY2016 enacted R and D funding level of 146.138 billion. The request represents the Presidents R and D priorities Congress may opt to agree with part or all of the request, or it may express different priorities through the appropriations process. In particular, Congress will play a central role in determining the growth rate and allocation of the federal R and D investment in a period of intense pressure on discretionary spending. Budget caps may limit overall R and D funding and may require movement of resources across disciplines, programs, or agencies to address priorities.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE