Networking and Information Technology Research and Development. Advanced Foundations for American Innovation. Supplement to the President's FY 2004 Budget
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL
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The American imagination challenged to invent new technologies to meet vital national needs launched and powered a digital revolution that ultimately swept around the globe Today U.S. ingenuity is extending advances in computing networking, software, and information management technologies to a vast array of new applications and devices that are shaping national defense and national security capabilities driving rising economic productivity, supporting leading-edge scientific and medical research, and adding powerful new dimensions to the ways citizens work, learn, communicate, and interact with government. The Federal agencies whose fundamental information technology IT research is described in this document sponsored many of the scientific breakthroughs that set the foundations for the information age see timeline on front-cover foldout. Working collaboratively in the multiagency Federal Networking and Information Technology Research and Development NITRD Program these agencies continue to foster an unrivalled U.S. capacity for innovation - the Nations most vital resource for national security, economic development and continuous improvements in living standards for all Americans.
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