President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
News & Events
National Nanotechnology Initiative - 5th Assessment
On October 10, 2014, PCAST released a report to the President and Congress on the Fifth Assessment of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI).
Education Technology - Skills and Jobs
On September 28, 2014, PCAST released a letter report to the President on Information Technology for Targeting Job-Skills Training and Matchng Talent to Jobs.
On September 18, 2014, PCAST released a report to the President on "Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria."
Big Data & Privacy
On May 1, 2014, PCAST released a report to the President on "Big Data & Privacy: A Technological Perspective."
Education Technology - Higher Education
On December 18, 2013, PCAST released a letter report to the President on recommendations related to technology in higher education.
On November 22, 2013, PCAST released a report to the President on "Immediate Opportunities for Strengthening the Nation's Cybersecurity."
- Full report (pdf)
On March 22, 2013, PCAST released a letter-report to the President on the topic of climate change.
On December 7, 2012, PCAST released its latest report entitled "Agricultural Preparedness & the United States Agricultural Research Enterprise" in Washington, DC.
U.S. Research Enterprise
On November 30, 2012, PCAST released a report entitled “Transformation and Opportunity: The Future of the U.S. Research Enterprise” in Washington, DC
On September 25, 2012, PCAST released its latest report: Report to the President on Propelling Innovation in Drug Discovery, Development, and Evaluation.
On July 20, 2012, PCAST released its report Realizing the Full Potential of Government-Held Spectrum to Spur Economic Growth at an event at the White House:
Full Report (pdf)
- Fact Sheet (pdf)
- Webcast of Report Release event with PCAST Member Mark Gorenberg and representatives from the White House, FCC, NTIA, and DOD.
- Blog: Making the Most of the Wireless Spectrum
- CSPAN Interview of PCAST members Mark Gorenberg and Craig Mundie
On July 17, 2012, the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee, working within the framework of PCAST and co-chaired by Andrew Liveris of Dow Chemical and Susan Hockfield of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, outlined recommendations for spurring investment and positioning the U.S. for long-term leadership in advanced manufacturing. The Committee’s report, Capturing Domestic Competitive Advantage in Advanced Manufacturing, has been endorsed by PCAST, which is led by John P. Holdren, science and technology advisor to the President and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Eric Lander, President of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT.
- Full report (pdf)
- Fact sheet
- Press Release
- Annex Reports