OMB anticipates GEAR Center standup in 2019

FedScoop: The White House’s plan for an innovation incubator that will tackle the federal government’s most pressing problems will likely be a reality as early as next year, officials said Wednesday.

On a conference call discussing recent planning for the Government Effectiveness Advanced Research (GEAR) Center, Office of Management and Budget Deputy Director and acting Office of Personnel Management Director Margaret Weichert said that she anticipates that federal money will be in place shortly to make the center operational.

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