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Public Sessions Announced For Input On Revising Biotechnology Product Regulations

In the summer of 2015 the Obama Administration announced a process to update the regulatory system for biotechnology products.  After a request for information a series of public consultation events started with an… 281 more words


Governments Step Up On Earthquake Resilience

On February 2 the Obama Administration hosted an Earthquake Resilience Summit and announced several actions intended to improve the nation’s response to earthquakes.  Per a… 210 more words


Montreal Neurological Institute Goes Full Open Science

The Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) at McGill University announced that it will be the first academic research institute to become what it calls ‘Open Science.’  As… 323 more words

Science Policy: General

European Innovation Council Still On Drawing Board?

Last summer Commissioner Research, Science and Innovation Moedas of the European Commission mentioned the possibility of establishing a European Innovation Council (EIC) to support innovation policies.  155 more words


more CIO bits and pieces

Here’s a summary and links to my last few CIO columns of 2015. Looking forward to what 2016 brings.

Service design thinking

December 2015.

The use of technology in government is all too often relegated to simply making  154 more words

Technology Policy

Technology And The Presidential Election

Since we are now in the same calendar year as the next U.S. Presidential election, I’m finally motivated to say something about it that isn’t another harangue against the fruitless quest for a Presidential science debate.  300 more words

Science Policy: General

Newest Medals Of Science And Technology Winners Include AAAS Head

Earlier this week the White House announced the latest recipients of the National Medal of Science and The National Medal of Technology and Innovation.  The National Medal of Science has been around since 1959 and is administered by the National Science Foundation.  299 more words

Science Policy: General