I’m pleased to announce the beginning of data collection for the inaugural Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs. This new survey will be a supplement to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Survey of Business Owners, which is conducted every five years as part of the Economic Census.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership has built a strong network of centers that support manufacturing across the United States. When Hurricane Katrina struck, this network of manufacturers from across the country was called into action to help track and coordinate the tremendous outpouring of support to those affected by the disaster .
Last week, Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker wrapped up a three-state visit to National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) institutes that are developing tomorrow’s transformative technologies and industries.
U.S Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker issued the following statement, as the Obama Administration commemorates the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history.