Research Competitiveness Program

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  • GIST Competition Teaches Entrepreneurs How to Think Globally

    The 10 GIST Tech-I winners accompanied by their mentors celebrate their recognition. | Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016 Samina Sarwat of Bangladesh took home two top prizes at the sixth annual Global Innovation Through Science and Technology (GIST) Tech-I Competition for her design of a water...
  • Lance Miller

    Dr. Lance Miller leads projects that build capacity for science, technology, and engineering communities in the United States and internationally including implementation of peer-reviewed competitions and designing and leading workshops and conferences focused on improving professional skills for...
  • Martin Fernandez

    Martin Fernandez is a Program Associate with the Research Competitiveness Program (RCP). Prior to joining RCP, Martin worked for the National Science Foundation’s Division of Graduate Education, largely on the CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service program and other cybersecurity related competitions...
  • 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 Senior 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 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...
  • Charles Dunlap

    Dr. Dunlap has worked for more than a decade leading the design and implementation of programs to strengthen and support research competitiveness in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in the United States and twenty-three countries in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe. Among...