Close the Innovation Deficit


See our powerful new infographic to better understand the innovation deficit


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Data from public sources demonstrate why it is critical to Close the Innovation Deficit.  See this chart and many more.


Huffington Post, op-ed by UT Austin Professor William Press and AAU President Hunter Rawlings: Why Science? An Unemotional Argument for Federal Investment in Research (June 20, 2014)

Scientific American, op-ed by APLU President Peter McPherson and AAU President Hunter Rawlings: FIRST Act Could Widen Nation's Innovation Deficit (May 21, 2014)

The Baltimore Sun, op-ed by UMD President Wallace Loh: Federal Funding Drives Innovation (April 29, 2014)

The National Interest: Closing America's Innovation Deficit (April 28, 2014)

Media Release: Fifty Business, Higher Education, Scientific and Patient Organizations Urge Lawmakers to Close the Innovation Deficit with Strong Federal Investments in Research (April 28, 2014)

National Interest, op-ed by former MIT President Susan Hockfield: Closing America's Innovation Deficit (April 28, 2014)