NACIE recommends a national entrepreneurship competitiveness strategy

The National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship voted today to accept proposed recommendations for a national competitiveness strategy. One recommendation is establishing a National Innovation Council to coordinate entrepreneurship-related federal government activities nationwide. This council would prioritize efforts related to critical technologies through various actions, including “requiring mandatory reporting of demographics of venture capital (VC) investments” and “supporting the development of best practices and standards for evaluating the effectiveness of entrepreneur support programs.”

Newly reestablished NACIE charged with producing three moonshots

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo led the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s (NACIE) first meeting since being re-established, where she charged the council with identifying and developing roadmaps for three “transformative achievements” that will “serve as the core of an American National Entrepreneurship Strategy” to “improve our prosperity and strengthen our economic and national security.” Once the moonshots are decided upon, Raimondo said the council will recommend how the country can develop the technologies to achieve the goals.

Commerce revives National Advisory Council on Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the appointment of 32 members to the National Advisory Council on Innovation & Entrepreneurship (NACIE). Individuals chosen from a pool of more than 260 nominees will be charged with helping to identify and recommend solutions to drive the innovation economy.

DOC seeking NACIE applicants

The U.S. Department of Commerce is seeking applicants for the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE). NACIE advises the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on matters related to accelerating innovation and entrepreneurship, advancing the commercialization of research and development, promoting workforce development, and other related matters. NACIE is managed by the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Members will be selected based on their ability to advise the secretary on matters relating to the acceleration of innovation and the support for and expansion of entrepreneurship, and will serve for two years. 

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