Senate Appropriations Committee to Hold Hearing on US Innovation Deficit

April 28th, 2014

From our friends at the Association of American Universities:

The Senate Appropriations Committee will hold a hearing tomorrow (Tuesday, April 29) at 2:30 ET on driving innovation through federal research investments.  Chairwoman Mikulski has said that the Committee is convening the hearing over concern about the nation’s innovation deficit.  Here are links to the testimony submitted by 50 business, higher education, scientific, and patient organizations as well as other useful information:

Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing Page (with link to web streaming):

http://www.appropriations.senate.gov/event/full-committee-hearing-driving-innovation-through-federal-investments

Testimony:

http://www.innovationdeficit.org/s/Testimony-for-Senate-Appropriations-Committee-Hearing-on-Innovation-4-29-14-final.pdf

Press release on testimony, with key quotes:

http://www.innovationdeficit.org/s/InnovationDeficitTestimonyRelease.pdf

Innovative video on the innovation deficit:

www.innovationdeficit.org

New infographic on the innovation deficit:

http://www.innovationdeficit.org/s/Close-the-Innovation-Deficit-Infographic.pdf