Read all posts tagged Innovations
Posted byon September 24, 2012 at 5:00 PM EDT
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 12:27 PM EDT
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 1:28 PM EDT
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 6:51 PM EDT
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 7:28 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon August 21, 2012 at 10:31 AM EDT
On Thursday, August 23, the White House will welcome the first class of Presidential Innovation Fellows, top innovators from outside government who will work with top innovators inside government to create real and substantial changes that will in a very short time frame benefit the American people, save taxpayers money, and help create new jobs.
Posted byon August 10, 2012 at 11:09 AM EDT
Sophie Lebrecht is a joint post-doctoral researcher in the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC) and the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). She is also an entrepreneur, thanks to the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (or I-Corps), a program created to allow researchers the opportunity to apply their research to the commercial world. I talked with Lebrecht about I-Corps and her experience as a scientist-turned-entrepreneur.
Posted byon August 3, 2012 at 1:53 PM EDT
Patents for Humanity, a new pilot program developed by the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), seeks to encourage inventors who develop and help make availablepatented technologies that address the world's humanitarian challenges and improve the lives of the poor. As an incentive, winners will receive a certificate for expedited processing of certain matters before the USPTO, as well as public recognition for their contributions.
Posted byon August 1, 2012 at 12:42 PM EDT
This past week Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood welcomed leaders and innovators in the transportation field to the White House as Champions of Change. These individuals are making a difference every day in their local communities and across the country. And, thanks to them, it is a new day for transportation in America.
Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 8:48 PM EDT
US Chief Technology Officer Todd Park responds to a question about the Obama Administration's efforts to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation.