May 23, 2022

U.S. Gov Makes Machine-Readable Data on 700+ Federal R&D Facilities, First Time All Data Available in One Place


The Obama Administration is upgrading to include, for the first time in one place, machine-readable data on over 700 Federal R&D facilities that may be utilized by external entrepreneurs and innovators to research, prototype, and test new technologies. These facilities, operated by agencies like NASA, the Department of Energy (DOE), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), include cutting-edge research tools and together represent billions of dollars of taxpayer investment.


Over time, will expand to include more comprehensive data on other important R&D assets, including federally funded intellectual property (IP).

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Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.