Welcome to the home of the Advisory Committee for the Congressional Research & Development [R&D] Caucus. The Advisory Committee is comprised of public interest and private sector organizations from the science, engineering, technology, and educational sectors dedicated to informing Congress and the public on important national and global issues regarding research and development affecting the United States. Through its participating organizations and this website, the Advisory Committee supports the Congressional R&D Caucus and its efforts.
The Congressional R&D Caucus briefings highlight the importance of research and development, and illuminate the interdependency of research efforts across disciplines to our nation's future. The Caucus informs Members of Congress and their staff about the various benefits of investment in research and development, including economic, educational, and innovative benefits.