Research Competitiveness Program

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  • AAAS Launches Broad-Ranging Agreement with Kuwaiti Counterpart

    news_20160201_kuwaitagreementfull.JPG At the AAAS-KFAS signing ceremony were (L-R): AAAS Chief International Officer Tom Wang; Nawaf Al-Enezi, the deputy chief of mission for the Embassy of the State of Kuwait; AAAS CEO Rush Holt; KFAS Director General Adnan Shihab-Eldin; Ameenah Farhan, a faculty...
  • Leslie Walzcak

    Leslie Walczak is a Program Associate with the Research Competitiveness Program (RCP). Leslie assists in the promotion and implementation of the GIST Tech-I Competition, which gives innovators from emerging markets the tools, visibility, and mentorship they need to transform their ideas into...
  • Brandon van Hoff

    Brandon van Hoff is a Program Associate in the Research Competitiveness Program. His primary focus is helping to execute the GIST Tech-I Competition an annual competition for science and technology entrepreneurs from emerging economies worldwide. Brandon holds a B.A. in Political Science and...
  • GIST Tech-I 2016 Program Announcement

    The 2016 GIST Tech-I Program Announcement contains all relevant details related to Tech-I. Included in the Program Announcement, are sections related to the: Background of GIST and Tech-I; Eligibility of applicants; Guidelines for application; Tech-I Timeline ; Criteria for selection; Legal Terms...
  • GIST Tech-I Competition Launches

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the U.S. Department of State are pleased to announce the launch of the 2016 GIST (Global Innovation through Science and Technology) Technology Idea (Tech-I) Competition. Tech-I is part of the GIST Initiative and an annual global...
  • Dell’s Plastics-Recycling Program Earns Green Electronics Award

    News-_20151023_green_electronics_full.jpg Changing technologies and falling prices both contribute to the mounting problem of electronic waste. | Adobe Stock Using recycled plastics in new computer components and working to eliminate waste and close its manufacturing loop has earned Dell a new...
  • Global Competition Propels Innovation 'Snowball'

    [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, to a village in the Kalahari Desert to talk to schoolchildren about innovation. He...
  • Nicolle Rutledge

    Nicolle Rutledge is the Interim Project and Center Administrator for the Center of Science, Policy and Society Programs (CSPSP) at AAAS. She provides support for meetings and events for the Center and its programs, which includes organizing logistics and program development, managing registration...
  • Shaaretha Pelly

    Shaaretha Pelly is a Senior Program Associate with the Research Competitiveness Program. She assists in building research capacity in universities, government agencies and other institutions, largely through peer review. This involves analyzing proposals for scientific content, assembling...
  • Students Tackle Sustainability Challenges in EPA P3 Competition

    News_20150420_EPA_full_169.jpg 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...