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Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 1:48 PM EST
The nomination period for the 2013 Better Building Federal Award (BBFA) is now open. This contest builds on the Federal Government’s goal to reduce energy intensity – or energy consumed per square foot – by 30 percent by 2015 through encouraging, recognizing, and rewarding Federal agencies that achieve the greatest annual savings in energy intensity.
Posted byon July 26, 2012 at 2:45 PM EST
Secretary Solis sits down with the Mayor and employers like BRE Properties, Starbucks, and Jawbone who understand that summer jobs offer young people a chance they desperately need, while at the same time helping businesses develop a stronger pipeline to the local workforce.
Posted byon July 18, 2012 at 6:21 PM EST
Kumar Garg, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and Steve Robinson, Domestic Policy Council, took to Twitter to answer questions about the STEM Master Teacher Corp. Check out the full Q&A.
Posted byon July 18, 2012 at 11:33 AM EST
The steering committee for the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership outlines a set of recommendations for driving innovation.
Posted byon July 18, 2012 at 9:07 AM EST
The Obama Administration announces the President’s plan to create a national Science, Math, Technology, and Engineering (STEM) Master Teacher Corps. Over the next four years the Corps will expand to include 10,000 of the best STEM teachers in the nation.
Posted byon June 28, 2012 at 5:15 PM EST
White House staff and thought leaders in the impact economy are focusing on the Jumpstart Our Business startups (JOBS) Act, which enables "crowdfunding," an innovative approach to raising capital. Rather than depend on a few wealthy individuals or banks, crowdfunding supports startups by letting companies raise up to $1 million in small increments from many investors.
Posted byon June 25, 2012 at 2:45 PM EST
Submit your ideas to shape the future of intellectual property enforcement.
Posted byon June 12, 2012 at 1:15 PM EST
Today in Washington, hundreds of leaders from the White House and Federal agencies joined their peers from the Nation's most recognizable companies and organizations to develop strategies to use prizes and competitions as a key method to spark innovation and deepen citizen engagement.
Posted byon June 8, 2012 at 10:08 AM EST
Government data are being released in unprecedented quantities as part of the Administration’s commitment to increase transparency, public participation, and collaboration.
Posted byon June 5, 2012 at 3:25 PM EST
Speaking at Honeywell’s Golden Valley facility in Minnesota last week, the President announced a new initiative that will help thousands of U.S. military members obtain portable, industry-recognized credentials that will help them land quality jobs in advanced manufacturing and other fields after they leave the service.