Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Virginia residents want the commonwealth to be a leader in education and biomedical research — and they are willing to pay for it. In a statewide survey of more than 1,000 people released last week, residents support investing taxpayer funds to...
Monday, May 2, 2022
Pharmaceutical manufacturing is inching towards implementing more efficient and sustainable processes, including continuous manufacturing (CM) of solid-dosage drugs. Advantages of CM include the potential for faster development, easier technical...
Sunday, May 1, 2022
One of the survey’s messages should be heeded by members of Congress, state legislators maneuvering to reach agreement on a budget, local government officials and business leaders. That message is that a majority of Virginia citizens broadly support...
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Virginians across the political spectrum (84%) say investing in research is important to the state’s economy, according to a new survey released today. Commissioned by Research!America in partnership with Virginia Tech, the April 2022 survey...
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
“The gap between how Virginians rate each of these sectors now versus what they want is quite high,” Research!America President Mary Woolley said. “And that should be a rallying cry.”
Thursday, April 14, 2022
Today, Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy thanking them for...
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Biden’s proposed budget for fiscal 2023, released March 28, outlines the president’s priorities in the run-up to the midterm elections in November. It also serves as a starting point for negotiations with Congress. But lawmakers are likely to...
Friday, April 1, 2022
President Joe Biden’s 2023 budget would direct more money to medical research agencies, but some are surprised at the proposed spending for the National Institutes of Health. The NIH, the chief source of federal funding for medical research, would...
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
While Research!America appreciates the many positive aspects of President Biden’s budget proposal, we are deeply disappointed in the shockingly low (0.6% percent) increase provided to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Funding growth in many...
Monday, March 28, 2022
President Joe Biden didn’t forget research today, when he submitted to Congress a 2023 budget request that calls for a 9.5% increase in domestic discretionary spending. Biden is asking for a 19% increase at the National Science Foundation (NSF), a 9...

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You can change the image of things to come. But you can’t do it sitting on your hands … The science community should reach out to Congress and build bridges.
The Honorable John E. Porter