The Problems You Could Tackle As a PIF
Reimagine the next generation of the nation’s air traffic control system
Create jobs and economic impact by leveraging our federal investments in research and development
Help cities move toward smart city technologies
Expand broadband access to families that are currently underserved
Help veterans more easily get the services and help they need
Innovate assistance to disaster survivors
Radically improve outcomes for children and families in the foster care system
Want to help resolve these and other problems? Apply to the Presidential Innovation Program today!
Major Successes from the PIFs
In December of 2013 the SmartAmerica Challenge was launched to bring Industry, Academia and the Government to show how Cyber-Physical Systems (the Internet of Things) can create jobs, new business opportunities and socio-economic benefits to America.
PIFs and the Department of Energy helped organize and plan the Clean Energy Investment Iniative, which generated $4B in private sector pledges to invest in clean energy.
With a focus on Open Data, PIFs worked to modernize Form 990 from the IRS, as well as working to release all the data from electronically filed nonprofit tax returns.
The first ever catalog of federal software; an open source initiative inviting developers to support federal software development.
Our vision is to accelerate development of personalized technologies to improve care and quality of life for Veterans with disabilities by initiating the VA Innovation Creation Series powered by VA Center for Innovation.
Commerce Data Service helps the 12 Bureaus of the U.S. Department of Commerce to rapidly create and develop projects to advance the Department's mission.
The White House launched the Smart Cities Initiative to make it easier for cities, Federal agencies, universities, and the private sector to work together to research, develop, deploy, and testbed new technologies that can help make our cities more inhabitable, cleaner, and more equitable.
Caseflow Certification is the first of many tools that will begin to improve the processing of benefit claim appeals at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
DOE's newly released "Lantern Live" mobile app allows users in disaster-affected areas to report on the status of local gas stations, find fuel, and easily look up power outage maps from local utilities.