April 27, 2009

Obama to Boost Federal R&D Spending

Rick Merritt

Google, Microsoft execs named to science and technology advisory board.

President Barack Obama pledged to raise the level of U.S. federal spending on research and development to more than three percent of the country’s gross domestic product. He also named Microsoft chief research and strategy officer Craig Mundie and Google chief executive Eric Schmidt to his board of advisors on science and technology.

Full story at EE Times

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