It’s always a countdown to Day One of something
The next Congress. The next budget. The next presidential term. There is always an opportunity to shape our nation’s policy future for the better.
We’re looking for bold, science-based ideas for the 118th Congress. Have one? Share it with us! We’ll help turn it into an actionable policy memo… and from there, into reality.
Masks via Mail: Maintaining Critical COVID-19 Infrastructure for Future Public Health Threats
To protect against future infectious disease outbreaks, the Department of Health and Human Services Coordination Operations and Response Element should develop and maintain the capacity to regularly deliver N95 respirator masks to every home using a mail delivery system.
Expanding Pathways for Career Research Scientists in Academia
Federal STEM-funding agencies — led by NSF and NIH, as the two largest sources of federal funding for academic research — should explore and pursue strategies for changing grant-funding incentives in ways that strengthen and elevate the role of the career research scientist in academia.
CLimate Improvements through Modern Biotechnology (CLIMB) — A National Center for Bioengineering Solutions to Climate Change and Environmental Challenges
The federal government can accelerate capabilities and applications of environmental biotechnology by establishing the CLimate Improvements through Modern Biotechnology (CLIMB) Center.