- January 25, 2011 at 1:08 PM EST
- January 20, 2011 at 5:59 PM EST
- Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan ushered in a new era of hope and opportunity for millions of Americans today when they revealed the innovative application criteria for the first $500 million in grants under the four-year, $2 billion Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program.
January 19, 2011 at 3:05 PM EST
- Today, in the ornate Secretary of War Room in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next door to the White House, OSTP Director John P. Holdren and the Minister of Science and Technology for the People’s Republic of China, Wan Gang, took pens to paper and signed an historic extension to the U.S.-China Agreement on Cooperation in Science and Technology.
- January 7, 2011 at 1:35 PM EST
- Want to assist OSTP staff on exciting policy issues in the many domains that involve science and technology?
- January 7, 2011 at 10:29 AM EST
- This week President Obama signed the America COMPETES Act, which supports an array of strategies for maintaining America’s leadership in science and technology.
- January 5, 2011 at 11:27 AM EST
- President Obama signed America COMPETES yesterday, signifying his commitment to maintaining America’s place as a leader in innovation and ingenuity. Also, in December, the President signed a two-year retroactive extension of the Research and Development tax credit through 2011, providing important incentives for companies to invest in America’s future.
SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITYOSTP Director John P. Holdren issued a Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on the subject of Scientific Integrity.
PCAST NITRD REPORTOn December 16, the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released a report entitled “Designing a Digital Future: Federally Funded Research and Development Networking and Information Technology."
- Press Release (pdf)
- “Designing a Digital Future: Federally Funded Research and Development Networking and Information Technology" (pdf)
WHITE HOUSE SCIENCE FAIR
President Obama Hosts White House Science Fair
On October 18, President Obama hosted the first White House Science Fair, celebrating the winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions. The White House Science Fair fulfilled a commitment the President made at the launch of his Educate to Innovate campaign in November 2009. Click here to watch the President's remarks.
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PRESSROOMDecember 8, 2010 - President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Releases Report on Health Information Technology (pdf)
November 29, 2010 - Presidential Report Provides Roadmap for Federal Role in Transforming America’s Energy System (pdf)
November 5, 2010 - President Honors Outstanding Early-Career Scientists
November 3, 2010 - United States Announces SilvaCarbon Program for Improving Forest and Terrestrial Carbon Monitoring Worldwide under the Group on Earth Observations (pdf)
October 18, 2010 - President Obama Hosts White House Science Fair
October 1, 2010 - Media Advisory: National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Subcommittee to Sponsor Oil Spill Science Investigators Conference (pdf)