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Research Ecosystem

Research and development (R&D), both public and private sector driven, is a force that empowers Americans and populations across the globe to lead longer, healthier lives. The Research!America alliance advocates for the funding and policy environment needed to drive fast-paced medical and public health progress. Use the advocacy tools below to make the case for a greater federal commitment to life-saving R&D. 

Reasons for Research

Research Takes Cents

Strengthening Private Sector R&D

Global Competitiveness

Global Health R&D


Major Changes Needed in Public Health

Americans largely think the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed major changes needed to



SURVEY: Most Americans Cannot Name a Living Scientist or a Research Institution

According to a January 2021 survey commissioned by Research!America, most Americans (72%)



Americans Believe the U.S. Should Be a Global Leader in Research

  While the United States has been the uncontested leader in research & development (R&D)


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Mary Woolley's Weekly Letter

Changing the lexicon

Happy Thanksgiving Week! I’m writing early to give us all a holiday. Last Thursday and Friday, l capped off a week of visiting our members at the McKnight Brain Institute (MBI) and the Health Science

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Breaking through

The House Appropriations Committee released its FY19 Labor-HHS funding bill earlier today for subcommittee markup tomorrow morning.

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March Madness

OMB has recommended cuts to FY17 appropriations, which would precede, if you will, the proposed FY18 cuts. 

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Science not silence

In his inaugural address President Trump spoke of ushering in a “new millennium” to “unlock the mysteries of space, to free the earth from the miseries of disease, and to harness the energies, industries and

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