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  • White House Office Hours: Jumpstart our Business Startups (JOBS) Act

    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).

  • Paving the Way for Clean Tech Innovations

    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.

  • Delivering on Manufacturing Innovation

    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.

  • Identifying Steps Forward in Use of Prizes to Spur Innovation

    Today OSTP released a comprehensive report detailing the use of prizes and competitions by agencies to spur innovation and solve grand challenges.

  • 21st Century Grand Challenges

    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.

  • Green Button: A Smart Decision

    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.”

  • Big Data is a Big Deal

    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.

  • Learning to Speak Financial Products and Services

    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

  • Department of Energy Hosts Women In STEM Tweet Up

    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.

  • NASA Joins Campaign to Encourage the Next Generation of American Engineers and Innovators

    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.