Associate Director, Technology & Innovation
Andy Gordon
he/him
Innovation Program Strategy,
Entrepreneurial Ecosystems,
Regional Economic Development

Andy Gordon is an Associate Director for Technology & Innovation at the Federation of American Scientists.

He has experience as a strategy and innovation consultant with various local, state, federal, and international entities. Andy has also worked in entrepreneurship policy, entrepreneurial community building, and written extensively about the role of entrepreneurship in the economic redevelopment of Rust Belt cities.

Andy received his BA from Villanova University and his MBA from Georgetown University.

publications
Technology & Innovation
Blog
CHIPS and Science Funding Gaps Continues to Stifle Scientific Competitiveness

The ongoing failure of the U.S. to invest comes at a time when our competitors continue to up their investments in science.

04.08.24 | 8 min read
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Technology & Innovation
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Applying ARPA-I: A Proven Model for Transportation Infrastructure

ARPA-I is the newest addition to a long line of successful ARPAs that continue to deliver breakthrough innovations across the defense, intelligence, energy, and health sectors.

06.06.23 | 22 min read
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Technology & Innovation
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118th Congress: Ensuring Energy Security

Recent crises, such as the pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war, have led to volatile fossil fuel prices and raised national concerns about energy security. The growing frequency of blackouts across the country due to extreme weather points to an increasingly vulnerable and aging electric grid. Grid capacity right now is incapable of supporting the rapid […]

01.12.23 | 8 min read
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Technology & Innovation
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Science and Innovation in the 118th Congress

To help seed the ground for bipartisan progress, we’ve put together a menu of the best policy ideas on a range of critical topics.

01.12.23 | 2 min read
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Technology & Innovation
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118th Congress: Infrastructure

America’s infrastructure is in disrepair and our transportation system has failed to keep pace with usage, technology and maintenance needs. As a result, 43% of public roadways are in poor or mediocre condition, roadway fatalities reached nearly 43,000 last year, and logistics and supply chain systems are ill-prepared for the increasing stresses caused by pandemics, […]

01.12.23 | 4 min read
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