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National Technological Innovation Day

National Technological Innovation Day

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Designating October 29, 2013, as ‘‘National Technological Innovation Day’’ to recognize that technological innovation is critical to the United States economy and commemorating the contributions of innovation to prosperity in the United States and abroad.
Designating October 29, 2013, as ‘‘National Technological Innovation Day’’ to recognize that technological innovation is critical to the United States economy and commemorating the contributions of innovation to prosperity in the United States and abroad.

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Published by: U.S. Senator Chris Coons on Oct 30, 2013
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Designating October 29, 2013, as ‘‘National Technological Innovation Day’’to recognize that technological innovation is critical to the United Stateseconomy and commemorating the contributions of innovation to pros-perity in the United States and abroad.
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RESOLUTION
Designating October 29, 2013, as ‘‘National TechnologicalInnovation Day’’ to recognize that technological innova-tion is critical to the United States economy and com-memorating the contributions of innovation to prosperity in the United States and abroad. Whereas the economic growth and prosperity of the UnitedStates is dependent on the continued innovation and en-trepreneurial spirit of citizens of the United States; Whereas domestic innovators and their efforts to promote in- vention have created entire segments of the United Stateseconomy; Whereas many of the greatest companies in the UnitedStates have formed in humble labs, garages, and homes,
 
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and have come to fruition through the creative and deter-mined efforts of the founders and early workers of suchcompanies; Whereas great universities, national labs, and research orga-nizations in the United States have contributed to thetechnological, intellectual, and moral growth of theUnited States by expanding the frontiers of humanknowledge; Whereas the United States is home to leading corporationsthat grow by responding to changing times with innova-tive products and strategies; Whereas 347 Nobel Laureates, the recipients of more thanone-third of all Nobel Prize awards, are citizens of theUnited States; Whereas inventions from the United States, such as the light bulb, polio vaccine, laser, communications satellite, andglobal positioning system, have profoundly and positively  benefitted the way of life in the United States andaround the world; Whereas the Internet, an incredible invention that emerged atthe end of the 20th century, continues to revolutionizelife and pave the way for new industries, businesses, andindustrial leaders; Whereas in the course of completing a project funded by theUnited States Government, a partnership of universitiesinvented the Advanced Research Projects Agency Net- work (referred to in this preamble as ‘‘ARPANET’’), theprecursor of the Internet, demonstrating the creativepower of focused government action magnified by the ef-fort of individuals in the United States;

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