Building Bridges Across the S&T Enterprise

A White House National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Conference

June 13, 2019 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM |

June 14, 2019 | 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM |

NIH Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda, MD


June 13–14, 2019

8 AM to 5 PM

Logistics and Lodging

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Building 45 – William H. Natcher Conference Center
45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20894


"We must strengthen partnerships across the uniquely American R&D system comprised of colleges and universities, Federal and National labs, private companies, non-profits, and Federal agencies."

– Kelvin Droegemeier, Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)

'Building Bridges Across the S&T Enterprise' brings together science and technology (S&T) leaders to share best practices and build collaboration across the Federal S&T enterprise. Participants will discuss strategies for making effective portfolio management decisions, identify opportunities to leverage resources and ensure that federally-funded research and development (R&D) is accessible for public benefit, and exchange best practices in building evidence to assess the impacts of R&D investments.



    • Promoting access to federally-funded R&D resources, including laboratories, equipment, data, and expertise

    • Tracking R&D investments to promote accountability

    • Building evidence to evaluate impacts of R&D investments and make strategic portfolio decisions

    • Identifying opportunities to increase efficiency and effectiveness through strategic resource sharing