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Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT
Nasrin Taei is proud to be making a difference in the lives of Americans through her work in biochemistry -- specifically, "hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a heart-related abnormality, [that] is the most common cause of sudden death in young athletes at sporting events."
Posted byon April 26, 2012 at 8:22 AM EDT
Today, the Obama Administration announced its commitment to strengthening bioscience research as a major driver of American innovation and economic growth. The National Bioeconomy Blueprint outlines steps that agencies will take to drive the bioeconomy—economic activity powered by research and innovation in the biosciences—and details ongoing efforts across the Federal government to realize this goal.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 12:33 PM EDT
Joesph Mathis, founder and director of the Jobs Project, works on Sustainable Williamson -- a template for economic revitalization -- and is at the forefront of developing a comprehensive model that not only aids in “greening” the City of Williamson, but also pushes "the boundaries of sustainability by placing health and wellness at the center of the strategy."
Posted byon April 24, 2012 at 3:25 PM EDT
Girls in STEM is a new video that features young women scientists and engineers who wowed the President and the nation at the White House Science Fair in February, and shines a spotlight on their exciting projects
Posted byon April 20, 2012 at 11:52 AM EDT
The Small Business Administration and the Department of Education are hosting a Twitter Q&A session to answer questions from recent graduates on starting a business and making Federal student loan payments more manageable
Posted byon April 19, 2012 at 1:48 PM EDT
Have a question about the JOBS Act? Wanna know more about crowdfunding? Join us this Friday, April 20th at 3:30 p.m. EDT, for a session of Office Hours on Twitter with Todd Park, Assistant to the President and U.S. Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Posted byon April 19, 2012 at 10:15 AM EDT
CEO of Zam Energy, Erin Geegan, "plans to help: hospitals, cities, universities, school districts, airports, stadiums and community neighborhoods by redesigning parking places into clean energy centers" -- what she sees as much-needed clean tech innovation in energy and transportation.
Posted byon April 11, 2012 at 10:13 AM EDT
Last month, the President asked Congress to create a National Network for Manufacturing Innovation made up of up to 15 Institutes for Manufacturing Innovation around the United States.
Posted byon April 10, 2012 at 8:59 AM EDT
Today OSTP released a comprehensive report detailing the use of prizes and competitions by agencies to spur innovation and solve grand challenges.
Posted byon April 9, 2012 at 3:43 PM EDT
This July, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy will convene a conference on Grand Challenges—ambitious goals on a national or global scale that capture the imagination and demand advances in innovation and breakthroughs in science and technology.