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Golden Goose Award

The Science Coalition is a founding organization of the Golden Goose Award. The purpose of the Golden Goose Award is to demonstrate the human and economic benefits of federally funded research by highlighting examples of seemingly obscure studies that have led to major breakthroughs and resulted in significant societal impact.


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ScienceWorksForU.S.

ScienceWorksForU.S. is a joint project of The Science Coalition, the Association of American Universities and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities to inform policymakers and the public of the devastating impact that sequestration is having on federally funded scientific research.

Universities conduct the majority of basic scientific and medical research in the United States and, as such, are ground zero for the discovery and innovation that fuels the economy, as well as for the education of future scientists, engineers, doctors, teachers and entrepreneurs.

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Innovation Deficit

Close the Innovation Deficit is an effort by the business, higher education, scientific, and high-tech manufacturing communities who are concerned about cuts and stagnating federal investments in research and higher education at a time when other nations are investing heavily in these areas. The Science Coalition supports the effort to Close the Innovation Deficit and believes sustained federal investments in research and higher education are necessary to develop the ideas, people, and innovations that power our economy, create jobs, improve health, and strengthen our national security.


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SCIENCE 2034

What does science hold for the future? SCIENCE 2034 is an initiative by The Science Coalition to mark our 20th anniversary by looking forward 20 years and focusing on the possibilities of the future.

While we don’t know what the next “Big Thing” will be, we can make some educated predictions about how well-funded scientific research might change our lives and our world. At www.Science2034.org we ask scientists, policymakers and thought leaders to weigh in and tell us what they think science will enable 20 years from now and what that will mean to individuals, society and the world.


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The Science Coalition

Science Coalition to Host Congressional Briefings Featuring Companies Created from Federally Funded Research

October 13, 2017

On October 25, The Science Coalition will host two briefings on Capitol Hill with the researcher-entrepreneurs and CEOs of companies spun out of federally funded university research. Moderated by Orin Herskowitz, Senior Vice President, Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer, Columbia University, and Executive Director, Columbia Technology Ventures, the panel discussions will explore the innovations these companies are bringing to market, the role of federal funding in company formation, opportunities and obstacles encountered along the way, and ideas for encouraging more American-made innovation.



House Briefing: Held in conjunction with the House R&D Caucus


12 noon - 1 p.m. (Lunch Provided)


2043 Rayburn


RSVP "HOUSE" to sciencecoalition@hudsonlake.com by Oct. 23


Senate Briefing: With comments from Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Chris Coons (D-DE)


2-3:30 p.m. (Snacks Provided)


CVC S-214


RSVP "SENATE" to sciencecoalition@hudsonlake.com by Oct. 23



See release for full listing of companies and participants.


 


 


 

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