Monthly Archives: May 2013

Sandy Kirkley Clinical Outcomes Research Grant

Sandy Kirkley Clinical Outcomes Research Grant Sponsor: American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine SYNOPSIS: The sponsor awards small grants of $20,000 that would provide start-up, seed, or supplemental funding for an outcome research project or pilot study. Deadline(s): 08/15/2013 12/01/2013 … Continue reading

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Policy Groups Debate Existence of STEM Worker Shortage

Policy Groups Debate Existence of STEM Worker Shortage As Congress considers comprehensive immigration reform, policymakers are debating has the effect of high-skilled immigration on the U.S. economy. Amidst the fervent discussion, the question has been raised of whether or not … Continue reading

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Communities Reshape Unused Sites, Buildings to Spur Tech Growth

Communities Reshape Unused Sites, Buildings to Spur Tech Growth London's Mayor Boris Johnson has announced an initiative to transform Olympic Park into a creative and digital business hub for the city. The proposed redevelopment promises to boost the United Kingdom's … Continue reading

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Federal Government Stepping Up to Coordinate State Cybersecurity Efforts

Federal Government Stepping Up to Coordinate State Cybersecurity Efforts Threats to America's cybersecurity continue to make headlines, underscoring the growing importance of protecting our country's digital infrastructure. As national security experts continue to grapple with how to address the challenge, … Continue reading

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Seattle, Atlanta Launch New Initiatives to Support Startups

Seattle, Atlanta Launch New Initiatives to Support Startups New nonprofit initiatives have been re-defined in Seattle and Atlanta to support their cities' startup communities. Startup Seattle and Startup Atlanta will work to serve, support, and link the regional innovation systems … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Gov Joins List of Govs Using Executive Orders to Boost Renewable Energy

Puerto Rico Gov Joins List of Govs Using Executive Orders to Boost Renewable Energy Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla recently issued three executive orders aimed at advancing the island's renewable energy industry. The orders will grant priority approvals to … Continue reading

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Persistent Skills Gap Hindering Economic Recovery in Cities; Promising Models Found in Norfolk, VA, Charlotte, NC

Persistent Skills Gap Hindering Economic Recovery in Cities; Promising Models Found in Norfolk, VA, Charlotte, NC Amid a national economic recovery, city officials report a recent and persistent skills gap that may signal structural challenges and present serious barriers to … Continue reading

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