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About the NITRD Program

The Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program is the Nation's primary source of Federally funded revolutionary breakthroughs in advanced information technologies such as computing, networking, and software.

A unique collaboration of Federal research and development agencies, the NITRD Program seeks to:

The NITRD Program stems from the High-Performance Computing (HPC) Act of 1991 (Public Law 102-194) as amended by the Next Generation Internet Research Act of 1998 (Public Law 105-305) and the America COMPETES Act of 2007 (Public Law 110-69). These laws authorize Federal agencies to set goals, prioritize their investments, and coordinate their activities in networking and information technology research and development.

NITRD Contacts

NITRD Strategic Planning

History of the NITRD Program

NITRD 20th Anniversary Symposium