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In the race to get new medical devices to market, companies encounter FDA speed bumps that slow down the process. But would we really be willing to accept the risks that would accompany fast FDA approvals?
Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation-- courtesy of Innovation America. Here, we take a look at a handful of relevant stories it compiled last week:
Last week, we highlighted the fact that the Kauffman Foundation recently expanded its Global Scholars Program to include up to 10 recent graduates from U.S. colleges and universities.
While the original House and Senate calendars called for recess last week, members of the Senate remained in Washington to work on a funding bill that would avert a government shutdown. It passed a six-week bill by a 79-12 vote and also passed a one-week continuing resolution to give the House until October 4 to act. Members of the House address HR 2608 today (October 3) at 5:00 pm.
Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation -- courtesy of Innovation America. Here, we take a look at a handful of relevant stories it compiled last week.
Late September is always a busy
time in New York and Washington for world leaders. New York is crowded with
heads of state and visionaries at the UN Assembly or the Clinton Global
Initiative, and in Washington, DC, the World Bank Group and IMF
Annual Meetings that took place this past weekend always spur an assortment
of organizations with global economic development missions to gather their
flocks. We all wonder what all these expensive ‘meetings of the minds’ are
accomplishing. To share my own bias, it prompts me once a year to check in and
see how much development bureaucrats are really seeing and listening to the
entrepreneurs on the ground doing the work.
Both houses of Congress are in recess for the week of September 26 - October 2. Looking ahead into October, the Senate will also be in recess from October 7-10 as well as October 24-30. The House will also be in recess from October 17-23.
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