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Scientific Infrastructure Funding Brief

AAU calls for an infusion of at least $6 billion for federal research agency programs that support scientific infrastructure at colleges and universities.

Given the significant investments in scientific infrastructure that Asian and European nations have made in recent years, it is time for America to invest in maintaining our scientific leadership by reinvesting in our research infrastructure.

This recommendation is consistent with bipartisan calls for increased federal investments in our nation’s infrastructure, scientific research, and the American Jobs Plan’s proposal to upgrade America’s research laboratories.

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