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Vice President Biden to Unveil Report on Recovery Act Investments in Innovation

August 23, 2010 - 12:00am

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WASHINGTON, D.C .- Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 24th,  Vice President Biden will hold an event unveiling a report with new analysis on the impact of Recovery Act investments in innovation, science and technology.  The Recovery Act is investing over $100 billion in innovative and transformative programs that span industries from Energy to Health Information Technology.  These investments are accelerating the pace of innovation, helping to establish the U.S. as a global leader in competitive, high-growth industries of the 21st century.  The Vice President will be joined by Secretary of Energy Steven Chu as he discusses how these investments will help make important technologies more affordable in the marketplace and build the nation's infrastructure to enable further sound economic growth and job creation.

This event will be POOLED for TV cameras, and OPEN to print, online, radio and still photographers. An RSVP is required to participate.

**Watch this event live at 10:45 AM ET at www.whitehouse.gov/live**

 

WHAT: Vice President Biden to Unveil Report on Recovery Act Investments in Innovation
   
WHO: Vice President Joe Biden

Secretary of Energy Steven Chu  

   
WHEN: Tuesday, August 24, 2010

10:45 AM ET

Gather time: 10:15 AM ET at the White House stakeout location

Camera pre-set: 9:45 AM ET

   
WHERE: Eisenhower Executive Office Building

South Court Auditorium

   
RSVP: Press who wish to cover this event should RSVP to press@ovp.eop.gov by tomorrow morning, Tuesday, August 24th at 8:00 AM ET. **Press who DO NOT have a White House hard pass should include their Date of Birth and Social Security Number for clearance. All press must enter the White House at the Northwest Gate.**  

Media contact(s):

(202) 586-4940

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