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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.
Posted byon March 30, 2012 at 6:00 PM EDT
Inspired by a White House call to action, utility and electricity suppliers across the country last week committed to provide more than 15 million households access to data about their own energy use with a simple click of an online “Green Button.”
Posted byon March 29, 2012 at 9:23 AM EDT
By improving our ability to extract knowledge and insights from large and complex collections of digital data, the initiative promises to help accelerate the pace of discovery in science and engineering, strengthen our national security, and transform teaching and learning.
Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 3:20 PM EDT
A new interactive online tool from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau serves up easy to understand answers to more than 350 financial questions, primarily focused on credit cards and mortgages
Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 1:28 PM EDT
The United States Department of Energy hosts a discussion about jobs for women in STEM with a national tweet up starting Thursday, March 22 at 2:30pm EDT.
Posted byon March 19, 2012 at 2:57 PM EDT
The Stay With It initiative is focused on increasing the number of American engineering graduates, which has fallen behind other surging economies and led to a shortage of skilled workers for American jobs.
Posted byon February 24, 2012 at 7:07 PM EDT
Here's a quick look at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Calling All App Developers: $10,000 App Challenge Looking for Ways to Connect Businesses with GovernmentPosted byon February 22, 2012 at 2:34 PM EDT
BusinessUSA and the Department of Commerce have launched a $10,000 contest challenging app developers to find innovative ways to utilize publicly available data and information to support American businesses
Posted byon February 10, 2012 at 4:38 PM EDT
A quick look at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.