What will be the tie that binds all the promising and exciting public and private deep tech investments in biotechnology – enabling the exponential speed and scale of federal projects, market-based business models, and value creation? According to Ryan Fedasiuk, a Research Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), all ships will rise through the transformation of U.S. industrial policy in four key areas: equipment, personnel, information, and capital.
The recent launch by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) of the Washington Metropolitan Quantum Network Research Consortium (DC-QNet) turned our attention back to the legislation, follow-on initiatives, and progress reports which are not only the origins of and mandate for DC-QNet, but establish a working definition for the federal government of the “Industries of the Future” and a scientific and technological roadmap for U.S. strategic competitive advantage.
The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), the Subcommittee on the American Action Plan for Global Leadership in Industries of the Future, and the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) are responsible for the legislation, council meetings, and reports we analyze chronologically in this post.