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Posted byon November 29, 2012 at 3:33 PM EST
Last month, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than$25 million of funding for innovative materials-science research projects. The research awards are a significant milestone for the Administration’s Materials Genome Initiative (MGI)—a collaborative effort of public, private, and academic leaders to make the discovery, development, and deployment of cutting-edge materials faster and cheaper than ever before.
Posted byon November 16, 2012 at 5:20 PM EST
Last week, OSTP Director John P. Holdren joined USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah in launching the Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN) – a groundbreaking partnership between USAID and seven top universities that is designed to harness the ingenuity of faculty and students to help solve global development challenges.
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.