NSF Fiscal Year 2019 budget to advance innovation, infrastructure
The National Science Foundation (NSF) released more detailed information regarding President Donald J. Trump's Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 NSF budget request to Congress.
Patent reform and innovation
At issue is a new procedure, established by the 2011 America Invents Act (AIA). It provides an mechanism for the Patent Office to double check its work and weed out its mistakes, revoking patents that never should never have been granted.
Falcon Heavy launch a major step for American innovation
Falcon Heavy’s launch was seemingly flawless. Reminiscent of the ‘90s space shuttle or ‘60s Apollo mission days, people gathered around to watch the huge rocket launch into space.
U.S. Patent System Falls to 12th Place in Chamber Global IP Index for 2018
This year the United States edged out the United Kingdom by a mere .01 points on the Chamber scale. The U.S. position was helped by improved scores relating to copyrights and trademarks, but was dragged down as the U.S.
US takes one step forward, two steps back on innovation
Although there are some positive outcomes illustrating the power of the patent system, there have also been some significant missteps in the other direction. By moving one step forward, but two steps back, the United States is losing ground as an innovative leader.
How talented kids from low-income families become America's 'Lost Einsteins'
To maximize innovation and growth, all of our brightest youth should have the opportunity to become inventors. But a study we recently conducted, jointly with Neviana Petkova of the U.S. Treasury, paints a very different picture.
America is outsourcing innovation, and we need to bring it back
Modern US Coins - House Passes American Innovation $1 Coin Act
On Tuesday, January 16, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 770, the American Innovation $1 Coin Act.
Here’s How to Stop Squelching New Ideas, Eric Schmidt's Advisory Board Tells DoD
“DoD does not have an innovation problem; it has an innovation adoption problem,” reads one of the new recommendations from the Defense Innovation Board. It even has an “innovation theater” problem: the preference for small cosmetic steps over actual change.