TechNet Commends Second Round of Presidential Innovation Fellows Program

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February 5, 2013

TechNet Commends Second Round of Presidential Innovation Fellows Program

Washington, DC – TechNet, the leading bipartisan policy and political network of CEOs that promotes the innovation economy, praised today’s launch of the second round of the Presidential Innovation Fellows program. Created in 2012, the PIF program couples talented innovators from the private sector, non-profits, and academia with top innovators in government; the teams work together for 6 to 12 months to rapidly solve challenges of national importance. PIF projects are selected based on their potential to save lives, save taxpayer money, and fuel American job growth.

“The program emphasizes agility and collaboration, which are essential to our nation’s success,” said Rey Ramsey, President and CEO of TechNet. “America has an incredible capacity for problem solving – this program provides an opportunity to develop solutions. We believe this is an incredible program, and we encourage you to apply and spread the word.”

Applications are being accepted from February 5th through March 17th, 2013. More information about the program can be found here.

About TechNet:
TechNet is the national, bipartisan network of CEOs that promotes the growth of technology industries and the economy by building long-term relationships between technology leaders and policymakers and by advocating a targeted policy agenda. TechNet’s members represent more than one million employees in the fields of information technology, biotechnology, e-commerce and finance. TechNet has offices in Washington, D.C., Palo Alto, Sacramento, Seattle, Boston and Austin. Web address: www.technet.org. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter at @technetupdate.

 

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