State of Innovation 2020:

Bold New Ideas for the Future

Update: Check ​out our launch event press release and videos from the day's sessions.

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The start of 2020 represents an opportunity to take stock of the state of American innovation and source new ideas and fresh perspectives for action both now and in the next presidential term—regardless of who wins.


The Day One Project's official launch event took place on January 23, 2020. The event featured a broad range of science and technology experts to kick off 2020 with a “State of the Union” on science, technology and innovation.


Highlights of the day included:

  • Discussions of key science, technology, and innovation policy challenges and opportunities that the next presidential term will present; 

  • Pitches from experts focused on an ambitious set of policy proposals; and

  • Discussions of opportunities for individuals and organizations to become involved in identifying ideas and talent as part of the Day One Project during a critical 2020 window of opportunity.


The event was organized in partnership with:

For more information, please contact Josh Schoop at