APLU promotes federal research and science investment and policies that stimulate new discoveries that improve the health, quality of life, and economic growth of our communities, our nation, and our world. APLU member institutions in the United States conduct more than $48 billion in university-based research. APLU's Office of Governmental Affairs engages federal agencies and lawmakers to advance policies that enhance the effectiveness of research undertaken at public research universities, including policies that support safe, secure, effective, and transparent research.
APLU Statement February 2022: APLU Hails Passage of the America Competes Act
Comparison Chart February 2022: USICA and COMPETES Science Provision Comparison Chart
APLU Priorities for U.S. Competitiveness (August 2021)