Global Competitiveness

The U.S. Should Lead in Research.

Which of the following statements is closer to your view – A or B? Total Science and Technology R&D Expenditures as Percentage Share of GDP

Statement A: It is important that the U.S. is a leader in medical and health research.
Statement B: It does not matter where in the world medical and health research takes place, U.S. consumers will benefit regardless.

Source: A Research!America poll of U.S. adults conducted in partnership with Zogby Analytics in January 2015. Source: Battelle and R&D Mag, Global Funding Forecast, 2014.

Competitiveness Resources

Read some of the materials developed by Research!America and other organizations; let your elected officials know that investing in research and education are essential to maintaining the United States' global leadership.

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