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Business for Federal Research Funding: Why Chambers Care

Why are Chambers of Commerce from all over the country supporting increased federal research funding?

Businesses from all industries thrive with the investment of federal dollars in basic research, and the return on those investments can be seen in every corner of the country. All of these inventions and discoveries have led to countless successful companies that generate and sustain high paying jobs, economic growth, and innovation for the country. Learn More (PDF)


The Business for Federal Research Funding Coalition is a broad-based coalition started by the Boston Chamber that consists of more than 65 U.S. Chambers of Commerce from across the country advocating for increased research funding in the federal budget.

Learn more about the Business for Federal Research Funding Coalition here.