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National Economic Council and Office of Science and Technology Policy Publish RFI to Gain Input for Update of "Strategy for American Innovation"; Identify Workforce Development, Entrepreneurship, and Regional Innovation Ecosystems as Interests
Jul 29, 2014
The Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Economic Council have invited public comments to provide input into an upcoming update of the "Strategy for American Innovation." This strategy helps to guide the Administration's efforts to promote lasting economic growth and competitiveness through policies that support transformative American innovation in products, processes, and services and spur new fundamental discoveries that in the long run lead to growing economic prosperity and rising living standards.

These efforts include policies to promote critical components of the American innovation ecosystem, including scientific research and development (R&D), technical workforce, entrepreneurship, technology commercialization, advanced manufacturing, and others.

The strategy also provides an important framework to channel these Federal investments in innovation capacity towards innovative activity for specific national priorities. The public input provided through today's notice will inform the deliberations of the National Economic Council and the Office of Science and Technology Policy, which are together responsible for publishing an updated Strategy for American Innovation.

Responses must be received by September 23. Click here for the full notice.

The RFI questions below are grouped into the following categories:

  • Overarching Questions
  • Innovation Trends
  • Science, Technology, and R&D Priorities
  • Skilled Workforce Development
  • Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship
  • Regional Innovation Ecosystems
  • Intellectual Property/Antitrust
  • Novel Government Tools for Promoting Innovation
  • National Priorities