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New Study Highlights Challenges for American R&D

Wednesday, January 18, 2012  
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A new report by the National Science Board, the policymaking body for the National Science Foundation (NSF) detailed the strengths and weaknesses of America's R&D sector while noting the United States could be passed soon by competing nations.

The report, "Science and Engineering Indicators 2012," found that Asian countries could soon pass America's leadership in crucial fields such as med tech innovation.

"[W]e must take seriously new strategies for education, workforce development and innovation in order for the United States to retain its international leadership position," said NSF Director Subra Suresh.

To read the full report, click here.

MDMA continues to use this and other compelling reports and studies to educate policy makers on the importance of restoring a predictable and reasonable regulatory environment.