Innovation

Government by prize

June 09, 2017

It was an intriguing idea, Kalil thought: Could the U.S. government get better research results if it offered prizes? Could it become a “third leg of the stool”–in addition to contracts and grants – for the federal government to support innovation?

CTA chief says China tech strategy surpasses US

June 08, 2017

Gary Shapiro, CEO of trade group Consumer Technology Association (CTA), applauded China’s approach to technology investment, noting the country took a successful US model and improved on it.

The U.S. Supreme Court Is Reining in Patent Trolls, Which Is a Win for Innovation

June 04, 2017

In the last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two important rulings limiting patent rights.

How Innovative States Stay Ahead of the Tech Curve

May 29, 2017

Government does not always appear to be driving innovation, notes Scott Gregory, chief digital innovation officer for the California Department of Technology. But several technology-forward state and local governments are changing that.

How the U.S. Can Inspire the Next Generation of Innovators

May 25, 2017

With the cloud channel revolution, the bar to innovation has been lowered in terms of committed capital and time to market.

No Evidence that "Stronger" Patents Will Mean More Innovation

May 24, 2017

One of the primary justifications we hear for why patents are social goods is that they encourage innovation.

What's The Relationship Between Innovation And Long-Term Prosperity?

May 22, 2017

Is there a relationship between innovation and chances of long-term prosperity? Intuition would lead one to think there has to be. But, does data support this assumption? The results are more complicated than counterintuitive.

Declines in U.S. innovation, entrepreneurship the focus at Capitol Hill patent policy event

May 21, 2017

“Innovation and creative endeavors are indispensable elements that drive economic growth and sustain the competitive edge of the U.S.

10 Steps Congress Can Take to Accelerate Data Innovation

May 17, 2017

Data is vital to both growing the economy and addressing important social problems, and Congress has many opportunities to pave the way for more use of data in the public and private sectors.

The Next Big Innovation is...Innovation Itself?

May 14, 2017

Innovation has always been the engine of American prosperity. Inventive genius has brought forth countless life-improving services, products, and solutions, and fueled the American dream. But what about innovating innovation? What new ideas and approaches are helping to keep invention flowing?

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