Full Title: Catalyzing American Ingenuity: The Role of Government in Energy Innovation
Author: American Energy Innovation Council
Publisher(s): American Energy Innovation Council
Publication Date: 5/2012
Language: English
Length: 44 pages, PDF

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Innovation is the core of america’s economic strength and future prosperity. new ideas and technological advances fundamentally shape our quality of life. they are the key to fostering sustained economic growth, creating jobs in new industries, and continuing america’s global leadership.

Throughout the history of the united States, the federal government has played a central role in catalyzing and driving innovation and technology development in a variety of strategic areas — defense, health, agriculture, and information technology, to name a few — and it has often done so with strong results.