Innovation

Commercial Space Industry Can Deliver Agility and Innovation for Better Space Resilience

February 08, 2017

The U.S. government urgently needs to transform its approach to space defense. Slow and onerous procurement processes are stunting the innovation necessary to sustaining the nation’s leadership in the national security space arena.

What Stops Us From Creating Breakthrough Innovations

February 02, 2017

Have you ever been part of an innovation project that started off with big ambitions and dreams about coming up with disruptive innovations which are expected to be game changing and end with a me-too or a watered down incremental innovation to an existing product category?

What Trump Means for the U.S. Patent System

January 26, 2017

Patent rights are an important part of U.S. innovation policy: If they're too weak, America's inventors may decide its not worth sharing their discoveries.

President Obama Signs Bill To Codify Presidential Innovation Fellows Program

January 22, 2017

The morning of Jan.

Head of US Patent Office Michelle Lee will remain under President Trump

January 22, 2017

There's been no official announcement about USPTO leadership from Trump's team, with the new president having been inaugurated earlier today.

IBM Breaks Innovation Record In 2016

January 17, 2017

International Business Machines Corp. continued its remarkable innovation streak after securing 8,088 U.S. patents in 2016. It marks the 24th consecutive year IBM earned the most patents of any other company.

Advisory Board Approves 11 DoD Innovation Recommendations

January 11, 2017

Top innovators, scholars and business leaders gathered at the Pentagon Jan. 9th for the second meeting of the Defense Innovation Advisory Board and approved 11 recommendations aimed at keeping the Defense Department on the cutting edge in technology, culture, operations and processes.

President Signs American Innovation and Competitiveness Act Into Law

January 08, 2017

The President signed into law the bipartisan American Innovation and Competiveness Act (AICA) (S. 3084).  AICA represents a bicameral, bipartisan agreement that includes nine House Science Committee bills that passed the full House over the last two years, including H.R.

Investing in "Innovation Infrastructure" to Restore U.S. Growth

January 04, 2017

To address such stagnation, one policy that has gained traction from some economists and President-elect Trump is infrastructure stimulus.

The 5 coolest military innovations of 2016

January 03, 2017

It was a good year for imaginative military innovations. From “Star Wars”-style speeders to an inescapable surveillance drone, many of the futuristic advances seem straight out of science fiction or Hollywood blockbusters. Here are some favorites from 2016.

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