Health care alpha geeks, makers and the new HHS CTO
June 30, 2015
New HHS CTO Susannah Fox wants to match the ideas of health care "alpha geeks" with the maker movement to hack health care innovation.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology released a new report from industry and university leaders detailing 16 recommendations aimed at reinventing manufacturing in a way that ensures U.S. competitiveness, feeds into the nation’s innovation economy and invigorates the domestic manufacturing base.
The Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee's Report to the President on Capturing Competitive Advantage in Advanced Manufacturing was formally adopted today by the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
The report was prepared by the 18-member steering committee launched by President Obama in June 2011 and co-chaired by Susan Hockfield, now president emerita of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Andrew Liveris, president, chairman and chief executive officer of The Dow Chemical Company.