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Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini announced that Intel will spearhead a $3.5 billion technology investment initiative in a speech titled "Rebuilding the Foundations of American Growth," delivered at The Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.
The Invest in America Alliance represents the venture capital industry’s commitment...
Robert Litan, vice-president of research and policy at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, has a new article explaining why the federal government should require universities receiving research grants to allow faculty inventors the right to choose their licensing agent. In this article, Litan responds to...
From March 1st-3rd, policymakers, thought leaders, award winners and investors gathered in Washington, DC for the first ARPA-E Innovation Summit.
Secretary Chu announced that the third round of ARPA-E funding of $100 million will be made available to accelerate innovation in three new areas for...
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: And Google Begat... (from BusinessWeek) Why CEOs Don't Get Innovation...
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
House Science and Technology Committee- Subcommittee on Research & Science Education - Hearing
"The National Science Foundation’s FY 2011 Budget Request"
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2318
Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Hearing
"Advancing American innovation...
Robert X. Cringely, author of the technology blog “I, Cringely” (www.cringely.com), has launched a plan to restart the economy called “Cringely's (NOT in Silicon Valley) Startup Tour.” People are invited to nominate startup companies in six different categories, discuss them, and vote for favorites on...
According to a new Kauffman Foundation study, High-Growth Firms and the Future of the American Economy, high-growth firms account for a disproportionate share of job creation despite their relatively small numbers.
More specifically, the study showed, that so-called “gazelle” firms (ages three to five) comprise...
Vivek Wadhwa, senior research associate at the Labor & Worklife Program at Harvard Law School and executive in residence at Duke University, has a new article on BusinessWeek. In “States, Innovate in IT or Else,” Wadhwa looks at the way antiquated and expensive IT systems...
Elizabeth Olson’s New York Times article “What States and Cities are Doing to Help Small Businesses” highlights several initiatives at the state and municipality levels to save small businesses and jobs.
The local approaches are as varied as subsidizing wages for new hires, running a...
Texas’ Wilson County News published an interesting essay by Craig Columbus about education and solving the job crisis, “What America Needs: A Bumper Crop of Young Entrepreneurs.”
The insufficient private sector job growth, the author argues, signals the need to produce more entrepreneurs. Ironically, America’s...
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