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Energy Innovation at Nanoscale

For years, entrepreneurs have faced major obstacles to building advanced energy technology industries in the United States. Is nanotechnology the silver bullet they’ve been looking for?


Investing in Innovation Pays Off

Science and technology are what move our economy forward. Two new studies show the pay off from federal investments in life science innovation is off the charts.


Waves of Innovation

Five “carrier branch technologies” have driven economic growth over the past three centuries on generational innovation cycles called “kondratiev waves,” according to a recent work of economic history. We need to be prepared to take advantage of the sixth.

Rising to the Challenge

No longer the maker of just low-cost consumer goods, China’s investments in technology innovation are giving the United States a run for its money. Have a look at our new report on China’s technology innovation system, and what the U.S. [...]

Energy Innovation

Blowing in the Wind

Recent investments in offshore wind projects off the East Coast put wind in the sails of a nascent regional innovation ecosystem.