Research Competitiveness Program

Research Competitiveness Program

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  • Scenes from the final event of the 2015 GIST TECH-I competition, in Nairobi, Kenya. [The following article appeared in the 28 August edition of Science , as part of the AAAS News & Notes column.] Late this summer, young entrepreneur Tendekayi Katsiga traveled from his home in Gaborone, Botswana...
  • Nicolle Rutledge is the Senior Project Coordinator for the Center of Science, Policy, and Society Programs (CSPSP) at AAAS. In this role, she provides support for meetings and events for the Center and its programs, which includes organizing logistics, managing registration and working with...
  • Ronald Aguilar | Kathleen O'Neil When Michigan State University Ph.D. student Ronald Aguilar wanted to find a project for an Environmental Protection Agency student competition that benefits people and the environment, he knew he wanted to help the Shuabb aboriginal people of his native Costa Rica...
  • [A variation of this article appeared in AAAS News & Notes in the 30 January 2015 issue of Science .] With federal R&D funding as a percentage of GDP at its lowest levels in several decades, states are doing what they can to support innovation within their own borders. Many have created...
  • Investing in technology that turns tidal energy into clean power has paid off for the state of Maine. | COURTESY OF OCEAN RENEWABLE POWER COMPANY At the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, just off the coast of Maine, a tidal power system built and operated by the Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) draws...
  • The GIST initiative is led by the U.S. Department of State, and the Tech-I competition is implemented by AAAS. Following months of competition, intense training, and two amazing days of pitching at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Marrakech, Morocco, AAAS are pleased to announce the winners...
  • download AAAS are exceptionally proud to present the brochure for the GIST Tech-I Finals which took take place at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Marrakech, Morocco in November 2014. The Tech-I Finals represented the close of an exceptionally exciting journey which saw countless young...
  • The GIST initiative is led by the U.S. Department of State, and the Tech-I competition is implemented by AAAS. "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever does." - Margaret Mead Following a record 405,038 votes, AAAS...