What’s So Special About ARPA-E?

By Brad Townsend Technological innovation has been at the center of America’s economic competitiveness for the better part of the last 80 years. In the energy sector, federally funded research and development (R&D) programs have served as a foundation on which the private sector has built an impressive track record of innovation, creating jobs, lowering[…]

Podcast: AEIC Welcomes New Principals

BPC’s Associate Director for Energy Innovation, Brad Townsend, welcomes the American Energy Innovation Council’s two newest principals; Dr. Wanda Austin, Former CEO and President of the Aerospace Corporation and Jay Faison, Founder and CEO of the ClearPath Foundation. In this podcast, they discuss what role the federal government plays in driving energy innovation, as well[…]

Austin, Faison Join American Energy Innovation Council

Washington, D.C.– The American Energy Innovation Council (AEIC) today announced that Dr. Wanda Austin, former President and CEO of Aerospace Corporation, and Jay Faison, Founder and CEO of the ClearPath Foundation, have joined the Council. Austin and Faison join a group of America’s leading business and innovation executives—including Norman Augustine, Neal Blue, Mark Burns, John Doerr,[…]

Partners in Ingenuity: Inventing the Future

WHEN: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET WHERE: Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 430, 2nd Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002 President Trump’s recent budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 has sparked a conversation about the appropriate federal role in supporting the nation’s innovators. As the congressional appropriations process begins in earnest,[…]