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White House releases report on advanced manufacturing initiatives

By Eileen De Guire / July 30, 2012

A new report issued from the White House proposes 16 actions to improve manufacturing and innovation. Credit: Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee; PCAST, OSTP. The New York Times and other major newspapers are reporting that the United States economy grew in the second quarter of 2012, but at a paltry (annualized) rate of 1.5 percent…

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White House invests $500M in Advanced Manufacturing Partnership

By Eileen De Guire / June 29, 2011

President Barack Obama announces Advanced Manufacturing Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University. Credit: Pete Souza; Official White House Photo. Last week President Obama unveiled a new initiative to invest in emerging technologies and create new manufacturing jobs and increase the nation’s global competitiveness. During a visit to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., Obama introduced the…

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Eni and MIT detail success of research collaboration

By / October 18, 2010

Eni CEO Paolo Scaroni and MIT President Susan Hockfield at the Solar Frontiers Center inauguration. Last week I reported on Shell’s hefty donation of $25 million to MIT Energy Initiative for the research and development of high value, sustainable technologies designed to drive innovation in energy delivery. MIT today reported that Susan Hockfield, president of…

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MIT Energy Initiative receives $25M for research and collaboration

By / October 14, 2010

Gerald Schotman, chief technology officer, Royal Dutch Shell, right, signs the agreement with MIT President Susan Hockfield. (Credit: MIT) MIT announced that Shell and MIT today signed an agreement to invest $25 million in the research and development of high value, sustainable technologies designed to drive innovation in energy delivery. The money will fund the…

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