Innovation

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?

Why innovation stalls without diversity

May 14, 2017

Innovation. Every company talks about what it is, how to achieve it, why it is needed, what it costs. However, one of the core ingredients often missed is diversity. Silicon Valley has long suffered from a diversity problem, and it could be stifling the innovation it has been built on.

More than just fixing the rules: regulating for innovation

May 01, 2017

U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas), chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee’s is correct to call for a “fundamental rethinking about commercial remote sensing.” But remote sensing is only one area of space policy Congress needs to address.

World Intellectual Property Day - April 26, 2017

April 26, 2017

Every April 26, we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day to learn about the role that intellectual property rights (patents, trademarks, industrial designs, copyright) play in encouraging innovation and creativity.

What NASA Can Teach Us About Government's Innovation Potential

April 20, 2017

The government doesn’t need “nongovernment culture” to improve cybersecurity. What it needs is to recruit a workforce with a long-term vision of service and innovators driven not by the prospect of living a life of success but of living a life of meaning.

Despite Naysayers, Corporate Innovation Is Thriving In The U.S.

April 19, 2017

While well-intentioned and interesting, that sort of narrowly focused news coverage gives the impression that innovation is a phenomenon reserved for tech-centric unicorns whose business models (and profits) may not be obvious to casual observers.

Why China is beating the U.S. at innovation

April 18, 2017

While the United States is still at the top in total investment in research and development -- spending $500 billion in 2015 --  a new Boston Consulting G

Electric Innovations Drive Tesla to Top of U.S. Auto Industry

April 13, 2017

The news that Tesla’s market value topped that of GM this week means that for the first time in the automobile era, America’s most valuable car maker is not based in Detroit.

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