Monthly Archives: August 2014

U.S. Business R&D Highly Concentrated in a Few States

U.S. Business R&D Highly Concentrated in a Few States About 70 percent of 2011 U.S. business R&D spending occurred in 10 states, according to a report from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES). California leads the country … Continue reading

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Enabling Entrepreneurship in College Towns

Enabling Entrepreneurship in College Towns As a wave of new freshmen begins to enter the halls of college campuses, a new trend is emerging – students staying. While the idea of students staying an extra year or two might make … Continue reading

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Lockette/Monroe Humanitarian Award

Lockette/Monroe Humanitarian Award Sponsor:          International Technology and Engineering Educators Association   SYNOPSIS:  This award is given to an individual who is an ITEEA member and has promoted humanistic values while serving as a technology and engineering education professional on the … Continue reading

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Federal Agencies Instructed to Prioritize Tech Transfer Collaboration in FY16 Budget

Federal Agencies Instructed to Prioritize Tech Transfer Collaboration in FY16 Budget Recent memoranda issued by the Office of Management and Budget and the Office of Science and Technology policy include the support of lab-to-market technology commercialization as a key pillar … Continue reading

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Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences

Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences   Sponsor:          Pew Charitable Trusts  SYNOPSIS:  The program makes grants to selected academic institutions to support the independent research of outstanding individuals who are in their first few years of their appointment at … Continue reading

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Frameline Completion Fund

Frameline Completion Fund Sponsor:          Frameline, Inc.   SYNOPSIS:  The Frameline Completion Fund provides grants to emerging and established filmmakers. This program seeks to provide a much-needed source of financial contributions to artists who often struggle to secure funding to complete … Continue reading

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Discovery Research K-12 (DR-K12)

Discovery Research K-12 (DR-K12) Sponsor:          Directorate for Education and Human Resources/NSF SYNOPSIS:  The Discovery Research K-12 program (DRK-12) seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by preK-12 students and teachers, through research … Continue reading

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