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The latest developments around the fields of

  • Energy
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience
  • Robotics/AI

National Nanotechnology Initiative Strategic Plan

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Executive
  • Nanotechnology

Original Development Brief – Presents the overarching goals and mission-specific objectives for the 20 federal and agencies and departments with shared interests in nanotechnology research, development, and commercialization.

Updated last March 14, 2017
for the October 2016 report.

The National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan

  • Government
  • Executive
  • Robotics/AI

Original Development Brief – Identifies gaps in the private sector’s Artificial Intelligence research and development, coordinates Federal investment, and ensures that the US takes full advantage of AI technology.

Updated last March 10, 2017
for the 10/12/2016 Report.

Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence

  • Executive
  • Robotics/AI

Original Development Brief – Surveys the current status of Artificial Intelligence, identifies challenges in its application, and provides recommendations for federal agencies and practitioners to advance the technology, promote innovation, and benefit the public.

Updated last March 10, 2017
for the 10/12/2016 Report.

Military and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act of 2017 (HR 1427 / S 591, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Expands eligibility for the program of comprehensive assistance for family caregivers of the Department of Veterans Affairs, expands benefits available to participants under such program, and enhances special compensation for members of the uniformed services who require assistance in everyday life.

Updated last March 22, 2017
for the 03/09/2017 versions of HR 1472 and S 591.

Berlin Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport

  • Industry
  • Science
  • Neuroscience

Guides clinical practice and develops previous understanding surrounding sports-related concussions.

Updated last August 30, 2017
for the 03/08/2017 Consensus Statement.

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