topSkip to main content

Menu, Secondary

Menu Trigger


AAU, Associations Urge Lawmakers to Include Research Relief in Pandemic Aid Measure

AAU today joined APLU, AAMC, and ACE on a letter to Speaker Pelosi to underscore the importance of including $26 billion in relief funding for federal research in the potential package – funding consistent with H.R. 7308 / S. 4286, the “Research Investment to Spark the Economy Act (RISE) Act.” The letter notes that while the House-passed H.R. 6800, the “HEROES Act,” included relief for NIH-funded research, “additional relief is needed to maintain and advance U.S. competitiveness through innovations supported by not only NIH, but also other federal research agencies.”

Download the PDF