Despite the uphill battle the country is facing, Dr. Schlaerth feels optimistic about the future possibilities of industrial decarbonization.
“The awesome thing is that folks are really interested in a conversion to clean energy and what they can do to support the Tribe. It’s really fun to go out there and see that people want to move in that direction.”
Despite significant advances in scientific tools and methods, the traditional, labor-intensive model of scientific research in materials discovery has seen little innovation.
Community navigator programs can provide much-needed capacity combined with deep place-based knowledge to create local champions with expertise in accessing federal funding.
We’re looking for your big ideas to take U.S. global development practices to the next level – and to use innovation to improve lives around the world.
In partnership with UnlockAid, we’re hosting a global development moonshot accelerator to seed, scale and implement novel, catalytic solutions.
The Public Interest Technology University Network and the Day One Project partnered together to run the Public Interest Tech (PIT) Accelerator.
Members of the Day One Technology Policy Accelerator bring a diverse range of experiences to the policymaking process.
Building federal capacity within – and through – financial mechanisms, evidence and data, talent and hiring, and culture will equip the U.S. government to solve the most pressing challenges facing our nation.
To address the gap between academic and commercial incentives, the U.S. government should fund centralized research programs, known as FROs, to address well-defined challenges.
FAS and the Center for Clean Energy Innovation at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) are seeking bold project ideas for a new non-profit foundation that will advance the mission of the Department of Energy.
The Federation of American Scientists (FAS), in support of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT, is seeking bold people and ideas to tackle persistent and emerging transportation and infrastructure issues across the United States.