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By now, every American should be aware that the U.S. government is conducting its decennial census, as mandated by the Constitution. Since this only happens every ten years, every approach to counting the number of people living in the U.S. is completely different, especially with...
Have you ever wondered why there isn't a National Entrepreneurs' Day? Then sign the petition that was launched this month by Grasshopper and help support the cause to make this a national day in the United States. This year Entrepreneurs' Day will be November 19, 2010,...
Last Friday, on a third try, the House of Representatives passed with a 262-150 vote the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act (H.R. 5116), ending a heavy House debate over concerns about the fiscal challenges that the act represents.
The act, aiming to support U.S. competitiveness through...
In a world ravaged by wars, natural disasters and economic turmoil, the need for new ideas to meet the marketplace has seldom been more pronounced. In a recent interview with Charlie Rose, Carl Schramm, President and CEO of the Kauffman Foundation, suggested that the...
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: NSF releases first data from new Business R&D and Innovation survey (from The...
Thursday, June 10, 2010House Committee on Science and Technology - Subcommittee on Research & Science Education - Hearing"From the Lab Bench to the Marketplace: Improving Technology Transfer"2318 Rayburn House Office Building10:00AM - 12:00PMWitnesses: • Dr. Thomas W. Peterson, Assistant Director, Directorate for Engineering, National Science...
Tech Crunch guest writer Vivek Wadwha wrote recently in "Startups: Poverty is Underrated. Be Glad That You’re Not Rich" that money is often a curse for entrepreneurs. “When a company is running on a tight budget, it will usually perform far better than a company that...
President Obama has made it a priority to address one of America’s greatest challenges, meeting energy demand in a sustainable way by transforming the ways we produce and consume energy. He assembled a team that could help him in this task, such as science adviser John Holdren, Energy Secretary Steven Chu and energy adviser Carol Browner. Congress in turn is working on climate change legislation that could foster a new wave of energy innovation. Senators John Kerry and Joe Lieberman have recently unveiled their new energy bill that would introduce fees on carbon emissions. Other recent developments in Washington have included entrepreneurs, which signals a government push to leverage their risk-taking behavior and the power of individual innovators.
Guest post by Byron Kennard "Historically, when environmentalists see a problem, their reaction is to regulate it," says Mark Clevey, a clean technology guru who has helped dozens of green small businesses in Michigan get off the ground. "When entrepreneurs see a problem, their reaction is...
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