Federation of American Scientists Releases 2021 Annual Report
The Federation of American Scientists released its 2021 Annual Report, which details the organization's efforts across national security, science, technology, and innovation policy. To learn more about our work, read FAS' Annual Report here.
Day One Project Announces Technology Policy Accelerator Fellows
The Day One Project launched its Technology Policy Accelerator to identify, develop, and publish a set of technology policy ideas that could be implemented by Congress or the Biden-Harris Administration. Read about the cohort here.
Day One Project Publishes Report Highlighting Opportunities For Growth in the Invention Ecosystem
In the report, the Project explains how a strong invention ecosystem can power the path to economic recovery, sustained growth, and societal resilience. Read more about it here.
Day One Project Releases Statement on Selection of the Project's Leadership Council Member Dr. Eric Lander to Serve as Top Science Adviser & Director of OSTP
The Day One Project released a statement on President-elect Biden’s selection of the Project’s S&T Leadership Council member Dr. Eric Lander to serve as top science adviser and Director of the Office of Science & Technology, a position that has for the first time been elevated to a Cabinet-level role. Read the statement here.
Statement from the Day One Project S&T Leadership Council on the Incoming Biden-Harris Administration and the Way Forward
The Day One Project S&T Leadership Council, chaired by John Holdren and Susan Eisenhower, released a statement on the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris and the way forward. Read the full statement here.
In Scientific American Op-ed, Day One Project Leadership Council Calls for Next Admnistration to Prioritize Science and Technology
The Day One Project's newly unveiled leadership council calls for the next administration to make a renewed commitment to invest in science and technology. Read the op-ed here.
Day One Project Launches Open Call to Identify Top 100 S&T Roles in Government
The Day One Project launches a public call to the broader science and technology community to identify the top 100 S&T positions in government as it looks toward the next Presidential term. Read the Press Release HERE.
State of Innovation 2020: Bold New Ideas for the Future
The Day One Project's official launch event took place on January 23, 2020. The event featured a broad range of science and technology experts to kick off 2020 with a “State of the Union” on science, technology and innovation. Download agenda and read more HERE.
Day One Project Announces Launch of "Day One Talent Hub"
Today, the Day One Project announces the launch of the “Day One Talent Hub,” an initiative that aims to uncover pathways for scientists and technologists to serve in the federal government to work on critical policy priorities including COVID-19, economic recovery, climate, and racial equity. Read more about the Talent Hub here.
Day One Project Highlights Innovative S&T Policy Ideas Answering Questions Posed in President Biden's Open Letter to Dr. Lander
For each question in President Biden’s letter to Dr. Eric Lander, the Day One Project has identified a set of promising policy ideas sourced and developed by the Project from the science and technology community that address the relevant challenges and issues posed by President Biden. Read more about the response here.
Day One Project Receives $350K Grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to Advance Efforts on Technology Policy Issues
The Day One Project announced the receipt of a $350K grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to advance its work on technology policy and opportunities to harness “technology for good.” Read the full story here.
Following Day One Project Recommendations, CMS Finalizes Policy to Boost Transparency & Increase the Number of Lifesaving Organs Available for Transplant
Last month, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a policy that will increase the number of available lifesaving organs for transplant by holding Organ Procurement Organizations accountable. Read the full story here.
Statement from the Day One Project on the Election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
The Day One Project released a statement on the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. The Day One Project is eager to share its findings and ideas for action in science and technology policy that can improve the lives of all Americans. Read the full statement here.
From Scientist to Policymaker: Seth Cohen explains his journey from chemistry labs to the White House
Former DARPA program manager and current U.C. San Diego Professor Seth Cohen shares his experiences in government, and explains the value of scientists and researchers participating in public service. Read Seth's article HERE.
Day One Conversations
“Day One Conversations” are virtual discussions to showcase ready-for-action policy proposals. Day One proposal authors share their science and technology policy idea with an audience of veteran policymakers, and engage in a meaningful discussion about the policymaking process.