Seeking Gifted Data Geeks, Scientists, & Entrepreneurs to Serve as Presidential Innovation Fellows
- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is working to make its vast weather, climate, and earth observation data holdings more easily available and usable in the cloud, to unleash the full potential of these resources, spur economic growth, and help entrepreneurs launch businesses.
- The Census Bureau collects and produces a wealth of geospatial, demographic, and economic data resources, and is seeking to make its maps and geospatial information easier for the public to access and use.
- The National Aeronautic and Space Administration is working to make its earth observation data open and machine-readable, and is working to make climate data easier for innovators to find and use to develop new climate resilience tools.
- The U.S. Department of the Interior is working to make a wide variety of newly catalogued government data, including data about tourism and recreation opportunities on the Nation’s public lands and waters, easy for entrepreneurs and innovators to discover and use.
- The U.S. Department of Labor, in support of the President’s Skills and Training Data Initiative and Safety Data Initiative, is working to make its job skills and safety information data resources more open, machine-readable, and useful for third parties innovators.
- The Internal Revenue Service is introducing many new digital services for taxpayers, including making it easier to securely access their own tax account, make mobile payments, check their refund status, or conduct other transactions. The Agency continues to work with its many third party stakeholders to deliver better services in support of tax administration.
- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, along with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Defense, is partnering with the private sector to expand the Blue Button initiative aimed at empowering consumers with secure access to their own healthcare information—including prescription information, medical claims, and lab data—and is working to support the scaling of the effort across the healthcare and wellness industries.
- The U.S. Department of Energy is working to accelerate the commercialization of National Laboratory-generated technologies, in part by making information about those technologies easier for the public to find and use.
For more information and to apply, please visit the Presidential Innovation Fellows program.
Nick Sinai is U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer
Ryan Panchadsaram is Senior Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer
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