Rayburn House Office Building
45 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20515
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
9AM – 10AM
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Please join the Science and National Laboratory Caucus and the Center for Clean Energy Innovation for a breakfast briefing on the value of the Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratory system in driving innovation and economic growth.
Since the 1940’s, the DOE National Laboratory system has been in the vanguard of America’s global innovation leadership. While their initial mission centered around the Manhattan Project, the Labs now conduct more than $12.5 billion in publicly funded research and development (R&D) on a wide range of national issues, including scientific discovery, high performance computing, energy innovation, manufacturing, and national security. In addition, the Labs collaborate with industry and universities, bringing its world-class capabilities to solve private sector and academic problems. Without a doubt, the Labs have played a central role in developing breakthrough science and technologies during the past 70 years.
Yet, the Labs are even more important in the rapidly changing 21st century innovation economy and keeping the United States at the cutting edge of science and technology. Please join the House Science and National Laboratory Caucus, the Center for Clean Energy Innovation, and panel […]