- Henry Kautz, Division Director, NSF/CISE/IIS
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of Science and Technology Policy
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 20, 2019
White House OSTP Releases Progress Report on Advancing AI R&D
Today, The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released the 2016-2019 Progress Report on Advancing Artificial Intelligence Research and Development. The report documents R&D advancements made across the Federal government to deliver on the Trump Administration’s AI R&D national strategy.
It details significant U.S. Government AI activities and breakthroughs across various R&D strategic priorities such as long-term fundamental research, the development of technical standards, understanding of ethical and societal implications of AI, developing safe and secure AI systems, and examining workforce needs.
“Research and development continues to be a critical component of our overall national AI strategy to maintain and strengthen U.S. global leadership. Collectively, this report demonstrates how the Trump Administration advances America’s AI capabilities through a broad spectrum of strategic and impactful investments across the Federal agencies. We are proud of the breadth and depth of Federal AI investments to ensure increased prosperity, safety, security, and quality of life for the American people for decades to come,” said Michael Kratsios, Chief Technology Officer of the United States.
This progress report is the first periodic compilation of Federal AI R&D activities in alignment with the national AI R&D strategy. R&D represents part of the overall progress being made in the context of the American AI Initiative – the Nation’s strategy for continued AI leadership.
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