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White House Establishes National AI Initiative Office; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios, U.S. CTO

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has established the National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office, which will advance artificial intelligence research and policymaking across government, industry and academia. “The National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office will be integral to the federal government’s AI efforts for many years to come," said Michael Kratsios, chief technology officer of the U.S. and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Pentagon Awards $600M to Advance 5G Experimentation; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios Acting Undersecretary DoD

The Department of Defense has made $600M in awards to support 5G testing and experimentation projects with 15 companies at five U.S. military installations. “The Department of Defense is at the forefront of cutting edge 5G testing and experimentation, which will strengthen our Nation’s warfighting capabilities as well as U.S. economic competitiveness in this critical field,” said Michael Kratsios, acting undersecretary of defense for research and engineering and U.S. chief technology officer.

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Six Companies Join Quantum Economic Development Consortium’s Steering Panel; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios, acting undersecretary for DoD

Boeing (NYSE: BA), IBM (NYSE: IBM), Google, ColdQuanta, QC Ware and Zapata Computing signed participation agreements to join the steering committee of a consortium tasked with advancing research in quantum information science and identifying standards, technology and workforce needs to support the emerging QIS-based industry.

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OSTP, DOE Appoint 21 Members to National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios US CTO

The Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Department of Energy has appointed 21 members of the National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee (NQIAC), following President Trump's executive order that established the committee in August 2019, DOE said Friday. Charles Tahan, director of the National Quantum Coordination Office, will co-chair NQIAC with Kathryn Ann Moler, dean of research at Stanford University.

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OSTP, NSF, DOE Announce $1B Investment to Set Up AI, Quantum Research Hubs; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios US CTO

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation have announced that they will invest more than $1B to help build 12 research institutes focused on artificial intelligence and quantum information science.

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DOE Earmarks Up to $625M for Quantum Info Science Research Centers; Michael Kratsios Quoted

The Department of Energy will award up to $625M over five years to support the establishment of as many as five centers to advance research in the field of quantum information science. "The National Quantum Initiative launched by the President, including these new research centers, leverages the combined strengths of academia, industry, and DOE laboratories to drive QIS breakthroughs,” said Michael Kratsios, U.S. chief technology officer and a 2019 Wash100 awardee.

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