The Obama administration announced today the Presidential Innovation Fellows program, an initiative that aims to "pair top innovators from the private sector, non-profits, or academia with federal government employees to collaborate on game-changing solutions that aim to deliver significant business results in just six months." Through this program, selected teams will work together "in focused sprints" in Washington, DC, on five projects set to launch this summer.

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