White House Sets Top Research & Development Priorities for 2020

The White House on Tuesday outlined the top research and development areas where it wants agencies to focus funds in fiscal 2020.

In a memo to agency leaders, the Office of Science and Technology Policy highlighted artificial intelligence, quantum computing, 5G broadband and national security technology among the Trump administration’s top R&D priorities as departments begin formulating their 2020 budget requests.

The White House would also like to see agencies investing heavily in space exploration, advanced manufacturing, clean energy, health care and agriculture, according to the memo.

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