effort, and PCAST
found that much more still needed to be done.
report was written by many of the same authors as the 2009 National Research Council report, counting among its number nine federal judges, a former U.
noted that, at present, hearing aids often cost more than USD 2,000 a piece, and such barriers to distribution channels may limit new entrants who could achieve technological breakthroughs that could offer a greater variety of lower-cost hearing aid options to those suffering from hearing loss.
In addition to holding large amounts of spectrum, the PCAST
Early in the administration, the President should establish a practice of regularly meeting with PCAST
and charging PCAST
to carry out studies and issue reports on topics that the president con siders particularly important to the nation," states a Baker Institute document that enumerates the recommendations.
, TECHNOLOGY, supra note 24, at 12-13 (listing a number
recommends the reorganization of the national priorities in NIT research and development (R&D) and putting CPS at the top of the research agenda .
report recommends doubling the current annual federal funding for antibiotic-resistance research from $450 million to $900 million, with specific recommended funding levels for various projects and agencies.
Just this May, the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, or PCAST
, issued a report that included recommendations for the hiring of professional process engineers in healthcare, and it was the third or fourth paper in several years to do so.
To avoid the expense of future clearing of federal spectrum, the sharing model, proposed by the PCAST
report and embraced by the June 2013 Presidential Memorandum, will enable new entrants to existing federal spectrum while protecting the operation of the incumbent federal systems.
report predicts that, in the next decade, the United States needs one million more STEM graduates than it will produce at current rates.
(2012), the president's science advisory board, was tasked to consider the best mechanism to reallocate federal spectrum for commercial uses.