Industry Market Trends

Proposed STEM Education Solutions for the Future Industrial Workforce

February 11, 2013

There’s no one magic solution to correcting the STEM skills gap, yet evidence points to the need for all stakeholders to address the education-to-employment pipeline's critical intersection of building enrollment in post-secondary STEM education and aligning that education with industry needs. Read More

Industry Market Trends

Cleantech Manufacturers: New DOE Tax Credit is Good, but Not Enough

February 11, 2013

During his inaugural address last month, President Barack Obama declared that addressing the issue of climate change and sustainability were moral imperatives that require immediate action. As part of that action, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced on Thursday the availability of additional funds for cleantech manufacturers under the Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit program. Manufacturers in the cleantech industry responded to the announcement with minimal enthusiasm. Read More