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Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 6:33 PM EDT
The White House hosted a Google+ Hangout today to discuss science, engineering, and entrepreneurial skills and how they can improve the lives of the global poor.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 9:51 AM EDT
Today, civic hackers—innovators applying their tech skills for civic good—are empowered by open government data to build tools, apps, and services that meet public needs at the national, state, and community level. That’s why we’re inviting you to nominate extraordinary civic hackers you know as White House Champion of Change.
Posted byon June 25, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT
A year ago this month, OSTP and the National Science Foundation (NSF) launched the US Ignite initiative to jumpstart the development of software applications able to take advantage of the Nation’s growing but underutilized network of very-high-speed, gigabyte/second Internet connections. On Tuesday, at the US Ignite Partnership’s Application Summit in Chicago, IL, NSF and Mozilla announced the winners of the $500,000 Mozilla Ignite Challenge.
Posted byon June 24, 2013 at 4:14 PM EDT
A new group of Presidential Innovation Fellows will work hand-in-hand with top government innovators to develop solutions that can save lives, save taxpayer money, and help fuel private-sector job creation.
Posted byon June 24, 2013 at 9:07 AM EDT
Two years ago today, President Obama launched the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI), a collaborative endeavor of the public and private sectors designed to double the pace of innovation, manufacture, and deployment of high-tech materials in America.Today, universities, companies, Federal agencies, and other partners announced more than twenty new commitments to kick-start an ambitious third year for the MGI.
Posted byon June 21, 2013 at 4:44 PM EDT
Yesterday at the White House, Obama Administration officials honored 13 extraordinary leaders and organizations selected as “Champions of Change” for their work using and promoting open scientific data and publications to grow our economy and improve our world. At the event, the Champions were invited to highlight projects and initiatives that are helping make “open” the default for scientific research results.
Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 6:41 PM EDT
Rebecca Moore is being honored as a Champion of Change for the vision she has demonstrated and for her commitment to open science.
Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 6:34 PM EDT
John Quackenbush is being honored as a Champion of Change for the vision he has demonstrated and for his commitment to open science
Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 6:30 PM EDT
Jeremiah Ostriker is being honored as a Champion of Change for the vision he has demonstrated and for his commitment to open science.
Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 6:25 PM EDT
William Noel is being honored as a Champion of Change for the vision he has demonstrated and for his commitment to open science.