Tag Archives: Office of Science and Technology Policy

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

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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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White House, Tech Firms to Leverage Supercomputers for COVID-19 Research Via New Consortium

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The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy partnered with the Department of Energy, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and other technology companies to launch a new consortium to advance research into the new coronavirus using supercomputers, TechCruch reported Monday. The COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium also includes Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) and Google as well as NASA, National Science Foundation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and national laboratories, including Lawrence Livermore National Lab and Sandia National Laboratory.

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White House Provides Info on Federal AI Projects via New Website

The White House on Tuesday introduced a new website that offers information on the federal government’s artificial intelligence programs and related resources, Nextgov reported Tuesday. The website includes policy initiatives, federal accomplishments and documents, fact sheets and other resources related to AI. “It’s a real hub for all the AI …

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White House Launches ‘American AI Initiative’ Through Executive Order

President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order to launch a new program that will direct federal resources toward the development of artificial intelligence in order to build up economic and national security and improve the quality of life of citizens. The American AI Initiative has five key principles …

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Intel Attends White House Summit Aimed to Drive Quantum Computing Innovation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 26, 2018 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has participated at a recent summit hosted by the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy for government, commercial and academic organizations to discuss advancements in quantum computing, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the multi-sector meeting sought to …

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Rafael Lopez Joins Accenture’s Health & Public Service Practice as Managing Director

Rafael Lopez, a former division commissioner at the Department of Health and Human Services, has been named managing director of Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) health and public service practice in North America. Accenture said Tuesday Lopez will help develop strategy and offerings across the company’s child support, child welfare, public assistance and public health practices in his …

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