Founded in 1986, Corporation for National Research Initiatives fosters research and development for National Information Infrastructure. Based in Reston, Va., the organization promotes various collaborative activities to create productive synergies among government agencies, universities and private organizations. It also undertakes targeted research in technologies for information management, high-speed networking and design/fabrication support. Additionally, Corporation for National Research is responsible to furthering the design, implementation and deployment of selected infrastructure components. It also houses a program of activities to support research in digital libraries and networked-information technologies.