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Here we highlight selected innovation related articles from around the world on a daily basis.  These articles related to innovation and funding for innovative companies, and best practices for innovation based economic development.

Red Hat's JBoss road less traveled by Matt Asay Red Hat has announced its 2009 Innovation Awards, with some impressive finalists making the list. From Whole Foods to Harvard Business School ...

The Price of Innovation - Megan McArdle Dean Kamen has some lengthy thoughts on innovation that are well worth reading. As the article notes, besides the Segway and the world's first stair-climbing ...

DOE Announces Stimulus Funding for new SBIRs, by Fred Patterson (The SBIR Coach) The Department of Energy gets it. On several levels. Stimulus means creating opportunities for creating jobs. Clean ...

Turning Out The Lights: SplashCast SplashCast, which lets people watch TV shows within social-networking sites, has been unable to raise new funding and has decided to shut down. In March 2008, the ...

what it takes to become a center of innovation by Eric Drexler Asia has strengths that promise to make it a leading center of technological innovation in the 21st century. These strengths are ...

Angel captital groups adjusting strategy to the economy LENEXA, KS - The economic recession is having an impact on angel group investment strategies, which are investing more in portfolio companies ...

Replace the World Bank with Venture Capital? by Carl Hammerdorfer "Is it just me, or is the world actually discussing global poverty and development solutions with renewed passion and genuine ...

Chu announces grant for energy innovation by Bruce Henderson Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced a $49 million federal grant Wednesday to a Charlotte battery-component maker, a step toward what he ...

UK State-led venture capital lags behind rivals State-backed venture capital funds have underperformed their purely commercial rivals in recent years, according to new research. Commercial VC funds ...

Ernst & Young: Cleantech Investment Skyrockets In Q2 U.S. venture capital investment in cleantech companies in Q2 2009 reached $572 million, an increase of 73% in terms of capital, with 48 ...

Obama: Innovation 'more important than ever' President Obama told the residents of northern Indiana today that his budget will help tap "the creative and innovative spirit" of areas that have been ...

The Nation’s C.T.O. Woos Silicon Valley by Ashlee Vance Aneesh Chopra, the nation’s first chief technology officer, wants to make a very dear friend of Silicon Valley. Mr. Chopra took his ...

Bring Different Innovation to Washington by Aaron Brazell few weeks ago, I received a call from my friend Robert Neelbauer at about 11 pm. He wanted to talk about innovation and technology startups ...

Innovation Is America's Key to the Future by Tudor Vieru President Barack Obama reasserted his trust in science as the only means of averting future economic crises in his radio address on Saturday, ...

Biden to discuss economy, innovation in Detroit Chicago Tribune DETROIT - Vice President Joe Biden will discuss the economy and steps taken by the White House to turn things around on a visit to ...

Congress Debate Over Small-Business Funding Drags On Wall Street Journal President Obama has signed another temporary extension for the federal funding program that provides $2 billion annually to ...

Obama: Investment, Innovation Will Lead to Prosperity Voice of America U.S. President Barack Obama says America's economy is improving, but future prosperity depends on long-term investment and ...

Want to Innovate but Avoid Risk? Offer a Prize. Washington Post That is one of the lessons of the Great Recession, in which excessive risk-taking -- or the ever popular "reckless risk-taking" -- is ...

Eli Lilly’s Venture Arm Spins Out With $200M Fund by The Wall Street Journal Lilly Ventures, the venture capital arm of Eli Lilly & Co., has spun out from its parent in an effort to compensate ...

Honda's New CEO Is Also Chief Innovator by Reena Jana and Ian Rowley As Honda Motor (HMC) announced plans in mid-July for its 2010 hybrid vehicles, the company introduced a leader with a hybrid ...

Innovation could save health care Kansas City Star To save the health care industry from eventually collapsing, we need to offer consumers more options for taking care of their health, and we need ...
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