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Aug042015

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These days, there is a lot of talk about “innovation hubs.” When people think about innovation, many think about tech-heavy areas like Silicon Valley or Austin, Texas with young start-up CEOs in jeans and a hoodie. Or they think of big cities like Boston and Atlanta where giant companies invest in research and development for the next scientific breakthrough.

Jul292015

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As the Administration’s point person on entrepreneurship, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker joined President Obama in Nairobi, Kenya to attend the sixth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES).

Jul282015

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NIST is offering prizes totaling $45,000 to software developers who create the most innovative and impactful Apps using NIST reference data. The challenge is open to U.S. citizens or permanent residents over the age of 18. Visit the challenge website to learn more about the eligibility requirements and what is required in a submission. A panel of judges – to be announced soon!

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