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Posted byon October 10, 2012 at 4:27 PM EST
Today two American chemists, Robert J. Lefkowitz of Duke University and Brian K. Kobilka of Stanford University, were awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize in Chemistry. OSTP is pleased to congratulate these exceptional scientists and celebrate their high achievement.
Posted byon October 9, 2012 at 5:13 PM EST
OSTP proudly congratulates American physicist David J. Wineland, of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) at the U.S. Department of Commerce, who today earned the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Posted byon September 26, 2012 at 2:17 PM EST
On Tuesday, the White House highlighted 13 Local Innovation Champions of Change from cities and counties across the country.
Posted byon September 24, 2012 at 4:00 PM EST
The White House Council on Women and Girls is launching a challenge for developers: Create an app that promotes civic education and/or inspires girls to serve as leaders in our democracy
Posted byon September 18, 2012 at 11:27 AM EST
On Wednesday, September 19, join NASA Administrator Bolden, and SBA Administrator Karen Mills for a Google+ Hangout with ATA Engineering, one of the small businesses that made the Mars Science Laboratory mission landing a success.
Posted byon September 17, 2012 at 12:28 PM EST
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is implementing the legislation in a manner that makes it easier for American entrepreneurs and businesses to bring their inventions to the marketplace sooner, converting their ideas into new products and new jobs.
Posted byon September 14, 2012 at 5:51 PM EST
Yesterday, Members of Congress, representatives of the academic, scientific, and business communities, and other luminaries gathered to honor seven federally-funded researchers whose work has transformed technology, medicine, and countless lives.
Posted byon August 23, 2012 at 6:28 PM EST
Today, after welcoming the inaugural class of Presidential Innovation Fellows to the White House, US CTO Todd Park and White House Director of Digital Strategy Macon Phillips answered your questions on Twitter.
Posted byon August 21, 2012 at 9:31 AM EST
On Thursday, August 23, the White House will welcome the first class of Presidential Innovation Fellows, top innovators from outside government who will work with top innovators inside government to create real and substantial changes that will in a very short time frame benefit the American people, save taxpayers money, and help create new jobs.
Posted byon August 10, 2012 at 10:09 AM EST
Sophie Lebrecht is a joint post-doctoral researcher in the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC) and the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). She is also an entrepreneur, thanks to the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (or I-Corps), a program created to allow researchers the opportunity to apply their research to the commercial world. I talked with Lebrecht about I-Corps and her experience as a scientist-turned-entrepreneur.