According to the proposal that the President provided the NIH will receive $38.7 billion with the current financing being $41.7 billion, a 7% reduction in support The move is aligned with that of the proposed budget demands from the White House; last year when the government demanded a trim of $5 billion. As has been the case during the previous two years, the proposal suggests the construction of a separate NIH $335 million building, which would absorb the Department of Health and Human Service Agency and the National Institute of Safety and Quality Review. The White House is allocating $50 million of its planned NIH spending for the research of chronic diseases using AI as part of the broader administration’s promotion of the use and advancement of AI across industries.
The budget from the White House requires NSF to be given a minimum of $7.7 million, a small drop of over $500 million from the 2020 allocation. That means a 6% reduction in research and development support.
The proposal involves cutbacks of over $100 million per head of six of the total seven NSF heads for biomedical science and technology, perhaps the other significant area of science to see increased funding is the field of computer and knowledge sciences and engineering that aligns with senior management proposals to target AI and quantum computing. The President’s plan will provide a cumulative NSF allocation of $1 billion. The budget includes $50 million for the recruitment of staff and particular emphasis on public universities, historically black schools and universities (HBCUs), as well as other organizations that represent minorities.
The reductions recommended by the Bureau of Foreign Science and Engineering and the Polar Program Office, which manages a United States scientific footprint in the Arctic and Antarctic’s, will lower the allocations to over 10%.
Still on the table for discussion are two research projects on the earth that use Globe circling instruments for viewing and researching our home planet. The projects also comprise of the CLARREO (the Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory) Pathfinder, even the ocean monitoring PACE satellite (name short: Plankton, Aerosol, and Cloud Ocean Ecolabel). PACE offers oceanic and air particulate information
The two projects are now accomplished for two consecutive years, and for both of those in 2019 and 2020, it has mostly avoided termination. The expense of the projects does not reflect the information they collect according to NASA.
Notwithstanding this change, NASA ‘ will continue to support a comprehensive Earth observation system, which incorporates current Remote Ocean and environment sensing capability.’