The National Science and Technology Strategy Act moves forward on a provision first introduced by Lucas in H.R. 2153, the Securing American Leadership in Science and Technology Act (SALSTA). It directs OSTP to complete a comprehensive quadrennial review that will provide an overview of the nation’s innovation landscape and provide policymakers, industry, researchers, and other stakeholders with unbiased data and analysis to identify the future needs, barriers, and opportunities for U.S. science and technology. It also directs OSTP to take this analysis and develop a national science and technology strategy to provide recommendations for maintaining global leadership in science and technology.
The review will include analysis and recommendations to meet the following goals: