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Research Opportunities with SBA Office of Advocacy
The Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy has two new research opportunities open for interested applicants. In addition to increasing knowledge about small business and entrepreneurship in general, these areas are noteworthy because they may provide policymaking insight or serve as a foundation for further research.These... [More]
on June 30, 2010
Category:  General 
An Update on Federal Data Efforts
A recent forum held at the Brookings Institution pulled together a fairly select group from the U.S. statistical agencies, academia, and other experts to discuss the current state of entrepreneurship and innovation data at the federal level. Following the Kauffman 2010 Interagency Forum on Entrepreneurship... [More]
on June 28, 2010
Category:  General 
Tech Transfer Offices Only "Tip of the Iceberg"
A new report examining the commercial activity resulting from academic research shows that a large number of scientists bypass university patent and licensing offices. The study, conducted by David Audretsch and Taylor Aldridge of Indiana University, also shows that those who bypass the tech transfer... [More]
on June 28, 2010
Category:  Technology Transfer 
State Department Launches New Program for Entrepreneurship
The U.S. Department of State just launched a new initiative that leverages entrepreneurship as tool for international economic development and cooperation. The Global Entrepreneurship Program (GEP) focuses on supporting entrepreneurs in communities around the world by helping to create supportive entrepreneurial ecosystems. The GEP will... [More]
on June 28, 2010
Category:  Global 
Cameron’s Payroll Tax Holiday and the G20 Summit
I suggested in my blog following President Obama’s Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship earlier this year that what we now need is for routine global ministerial level economic meetings to concentrate on policies that encourage the creation of new firms. As I depart Toronto where we... [More]
on June 28, 2010
Category:  Global  Tax Code 
A Look Back at Innovation Daily
Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation-- courtesy of Innovation America and its founder, Rich Bendis. Here, we take a look at a handful of relevant stories it compiled last week: Talent and Networks Drive Economic Development (by Richard Bendis, Innovation America) The Poor,... [More]
on June 28, 2010
Category:  General 
Where Will the Jobs Come From?
PDE staff were on hand for a Kauffman Foundation briefing at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill on June 22. Our report of the event follows:While the job creation discussion usually defaults to a debate between big and small companies, often ignored are... [More]
on June 25, 2010
Category:  Capitol Hill 
Achieving Our Energy Innovation Goals
At a meeting of national energy industry innovators in Omaha last week, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation released a report summarizing the discussion and recommendations made at the Energy Innovation Conference held at the White House last month. The report outlines a number of specific recommendations... [More]
on June 21, 2010
Category:  Energy  Environment 
Summit & Site Explore 'Expeditionary Economics'
Rather than repeat futile efforts of pouring money and military force into these devastated economies, the concept of entrepreneurship driving economic growth and stability in war-torn and otherwise distressed nations is one that has been the subject of much discussion lately. A recent Foreign Affairs article by... [More]
on June 21, 2010
Can Cleantech Put the US Back to Work?
That's the question that will be on everyone's mind at the National Cleantech Open Conference on Thursday, July 22, 2010 in San Jose, California.Dr. Kristina Johnson, the Under Secretary of Energy, and Ron Gonen, CEO of RecycleBank will keynote the event, discussing the economy, jobs... [More]
on June 21, 2010
Category:  Energy  Environment 

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