News Archive: February 2009
Summer of STEM: Summer Camps for Kids
Lancaster: Spend the 2009 Summer of STEM with your friends at the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center*, the Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, the Harrisburg Area Community College, Millersville University, the Crispus Attucks Center, the School District of Lancaster, the Penn State -Lancaster Center and the Lancaster County Workforce Investment Board who are coordinating their summer day camp schedules for young people in grades K-12. To dowload a brochure with more information, click here.
*Partial funding by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DUE-0603367
Funding provided by the PA Department of Community and Economic Development
Global Innovation Index Ranks US First in World
New Dehli: Recognizing the key role of innovation as a driver of growth and prosperity, the Confederation
of Indian Industry jointly with INSEAD and supported by Canon India, recently brought out The Global
Innovation Index and Report 2008. This Report evaluates the progress of innovation readiness in countries,
highlighting the obstacles that prevent governments, businesses, and individuals from fully capturing the
benefits of innovation.
The GII Report 2008-2009, the second in the series, presents the latest findings and highlights the best
policies and practices for promoting innovation readiness. The Report offers a comprehensive snapshot
and this year covers a record number of 130 economies. Also included in the Report is an extensive
section on country profiles covering over 90 indicators looking at different aspects of innovation.
Click here to download a copy of the report.