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2018 American Innovation $1 Coin Program goes on sale Dec. 14

December 10, 2018

The introductory coin for the American Innovation $1 coin program goes on sale Dec. 14 at noon Eastern Time from the U.S. Mint. The noncirculating 2018 coin will be offered in numismatic products, at premiums above face value.

Advanced Manufacturing - The New American Innovation Policies

December 05, 2018

How to rethink innovation and revitalize America's declining manufacturing sector by encouraging advanced manufacturing, bringing innovative technologies into the production process.

The 100 greatest innovations of 2018

December 03, 2018

Popular Science's The 31st annual Best of What's New awards. Our 31st annual Best of What’s New list is the culmination of a year spent obsessing over, arguing about, and experiencing the newest technologies and discoveries across 10 distinct disciplines.

Step aside Edison, Tesla and Bell. New measurement shows when U.S. inventors were most influential.

December 03, 2018

The U.S. patent office has stockpiled the text to more than 10 million patents. But that’s often all they have: an enormous amount of text.

GM cuts jobs in response to present costs, future innovation

November 27, 2018

Even though unemployment is low, the economy is growing and U.S. auto sales are near historic highs, General Motors is cutting thousands of jobs in a major restructuring aimed at generating cash to spend on innovation.

The Promise of Incentive Prizes

November 18, 2018

As of July 2018, agencies have sponsored more than 840 incentive prizes. Over time, agencies became willing to sponsor prizes that are larger, more ambitious, and more important.

Will China eclipse U.S. in high-tech innovation by 2025?

October 30, 2018

One reason for the fashionable fear that Beijing is out to overtake America is the worry that China will soon outstrip the United States in key areas of technology.

How the U.S. Can Rebuild Its Capacity to Innovate

October 26, 2018

This isn’t just a lesson for the United States. It’s a lesson for countries around the world: Once manufacturing bids farewell, engineering and production know-how depart as well, and innovation activities eventually follow. We can trace how this happened in the U.S.

Reuters Top 100: The World's Most Innovative Universities - 2018

October 15, 2018

For the fourth year running, Stanford University tops Reuters’ ranking of the World’s Most Innovative Universities, a list that identifies and ranks the educational institutions doing the most to advance science, invent new technologies and power new markets and industries.

Commission of Fine Arts puts stamp on proposed 2018 American Innovation dollar designs

September 24, 2018

The Commission of Fine Arts panel was presented the second slate of designs during its Sept. 20 session. The 12 proposed American Innovation obverse designs are all new.

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