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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Policy and Global Affairs
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A new PGA report says that continuing expansion of federal research regulations and requirements is diminishing the effectiveness of the U.S. scientific enterprise. The report offers a new framework for more-efficient regulation of federally funded research.
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The Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society are joining NAS and NAM in co-hosting an international summit on human gene editing to be held Dec. 1-3 in Washington, D.C.
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PGA’s program on Development, Security, and Cooperation is now managing a joint international grants program dedicated to strengthening cooperation between researchers and institutions in Egypt and the United States.
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The National Science Foundation (NSF) and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have announced the newest round of awards for global development research under the Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program, which is administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
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New Report
Streamlining, Harmonizing Regulations for Federally Funded Research
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International Summit on Human Gene Editing
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New Activity
PGA Managing U.S.-Egypt Grant Program
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New Awards for Global Development Research
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Oct 52015
Human Gene Editing Symposium

Oct 7-92015
Additive Manufacturing Workshop
U.S. National Committee for TAM
Keck Center - Room K-100
500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Oct 202015
ACA Workshop
GUIRR will be hosting a ACA Workshop with Keynote Panelist: Jamie Rhodes, ACA Director

Oct 20-212015
The Disruption Myth and Gaps in the Innovation Ecosystem
GUIRR's Fall General Meeting
The National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20418

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