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DOE announces $100M available for innovative research projects

At the inaugural ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced $100 million in Recovery Act funding will be made available to accelerate innovation in green technology, increase America’s competitiveness and create new jobs. ARPA-E’s third funding opportunity … Continue reading

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New Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced in September plans to create a new Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship within the Department of Commerce and launch a National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship to help promote entrepreneurship in America. Related … Continue reading

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nLIGHT, Lockheed Martin Aculight, among the Washington companies receiving millions in job-creating Defense spending

U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) announced October 6, 2009 that the $63 million in federal defense work for Washington state companies that she included in the Fiscal Year 2010 Defense Appropriations bill has passed the full Senate. Senator Murray is … Continue reading

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National Innovation Strategy detailed by President’s Office

The Obama administration has released “A Strategy for American Innovation: Driving Towards Sustainable Growth and Quality Jobs,” which focuses on areas where government policies can help support innovation and the creation of jobs. SSTI, the State Science and Technology Institute … Continue reading

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