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February 8, 2024

National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE) Releases Recommendations to Fuel and Strengthen U.S. Leadership in Technology Innovation

WASHINGTON – Today, the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE) released its “Competitiveness Through Entrepreneurship: A Strategy for U.S. Innovation” (PDF) report that includes 10 recommendations for how the U.S. Department of Commerce, the federal government, and the private sector can foster an entrepreneurship ecosystem that ensures the United States leads in critical technology innovation.
  • Press Release
  • National Advisory Council on Innovation & Entrepreneurship
February 6, 2024

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $7 Million to Support Healthcare Workforce Training and Business Growth Efforts in Arkansas

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is investing $7 million in the state of Arkansas. These investments will support healthcare workforce development and critical infrastructure improvements to support current and future business needs.
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  • Disaster Recovery
December 20, 2023

Biden-Harris Administration Announces 22 Recompete Pilot Program Finalists

WASHINGTON, DC — The Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA), today will announce the 22 finalists of the Distressed Area Recompete Pilot Program (Recompete). Recompete targets the hardest-hit and most economically distressed areas where prime-age (25-54 years) employment is significantly lower than the national average, with the goal to close this gap through flexible, locally-driven investments. President Biden will highlight the announcement during a trip to Milwaukee, where he will announce that a proposal to revitalize and invest in Milwaukee’s 30th Street Industrial Corridor was selected as a Recompete Finalist.
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  • Recompete
December 20, 2023

Administración Biden-Harris Anuncia 22 finalistas del Programa Piloto Recompete (Volver a Competir)

WASHINGTON, DC — La Administración Biden-Harris, a través de la Administración de Desarrollo Económico (EDA) del Departamento de Comercio de los Estados Unidos, anunció hoy los 22 finalistas del Programa Piloto de Recompete (Volver a Competir) de Áreas en Dificultades. Recompete se dirige a los más afectados y económicamente más necesitados en áreas donde el empleo en la edad óptima (25-54 años) es significativamente menor que el promedio nacional, con el objetivo de cerrar esta brecha a través de inversiones flexibles impulsadas localmente. El Presidente Biden destacará el anuncio durante un viaje a Milwaukee, donde anunciará que una propuesta para revitalizar e invertir en el corredor industrial de la Calle 30 de Milwaukee fue seleccionada como finalista de Recompete.
  • Press Release
  • Recompete