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                                                             Rising Above the Gathering Storm

                                                              Governor Schwarzenegger’s Commitment that California
                                                                Continue its World-Wide Leadership in Science and
                                                                                    Innovation




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                                                                        California is the World Leader

                                                            • In 2005, California received more venture capital
                                                              funding than any other area in the world.
                                                                 – California is the birthplace of the biotech industry and
                                                                   the center for the Cleantech industry.
                                                            • California is home to 12 of the 20 most inventive
                                                              towns in America (11 in Silicon Valley).
                                                            • California has the largest College and University
                                                              systems in the country and is home to the
                                                              world’s top research institutions.
                                                            • Taken alone, California has more Nobel prize
                                                              winners than any country but the U.S. and U.K.
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                                                            Innovation Drives California’s Economy
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                                                               “Among California's most important comparative advantages in competing in
                                                               the global economy are its relentless spirit of innovation and its unrivaled
                                                               higher education and research institutions. These premier institutions are
                                                               instrumental in attracting to California the brightest minds and best talent. And
                                                               they are developing the technology that is driving our innovation economy,
                                                               luring investment nationally and from abroad, creating new companies and
                                                               growing jobs."
                                                                                   - California Commission for Jobs and Economic
                                                                                     Growth Co-chairman Warren Hellman


                                                                               “California has flourished through its ability to turn innovation into
                                                                               successful entrepreneurship. Strong investments in science and
                                                                               technology are the sources from which new innovation and thus
                                                                               new business opportunities emerge."
                                                                                         - Dr. Aart de Geus, chairman and CEO of Synopsys, Inc.


                                                                    "Collaboration between industry and academia is crucial to deliver on our
                                                                    shared vision for the future of technology and education."
                                                                                                                             - Bill Gates

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                                                            Innovation Drives California’s Economy
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                                                            • California ranks first in U.S. tech jobs,
                                                              workplaces, exports, and R&D
                                                            • The Golden state received nearly $10 billion in
                                                              Venture Capital funding in 2005.
                                                            • Over 99% of California companies (accounting
                                                              for over 50% of non-farm employment) are small
                                                              businesses, led by entrepreneurs.
                                                            • Innovation not only supports high-paying jobs in
                                                              the High-Tech industry, but also in drives
                                                              California’s national leadership in agriculture,
                                                              film, and environmental industries.


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                                                            "Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came
                                                            up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It's not about
                                                            money. It's about the people you have, how you're led, and how much you get it."
                                                                                                                     - Apple Founder Steve Jobs


                                                                  “California today is the world's leader in innovation but we must take
                                                                  every step necessary to make sure we stay on top in this increasingly
                                                                  competitive global economy."
                                                                            - Stratton Sclavos, Chairman, President and CEO of VeriSign


                                                                        "There's no doubt that America today is the global leader in innovation.
                                                                        But it's increasingly clear that this status is not a given and we must enact
                                                                        policies to remain on top. Our global competitors are rapidly catching up
                                                                        to us by investing in education, encouraging entrepreneurship, and
                                                                        making next generation infrastructure a priority. Our policies must further
                                                                        promote innovation-driven global competitiveness, led by a renewed
                                                                        investment in education, research and development, entrepreneurship and
                                                                        next generation infrastructure."
                                                                                                      - Rick White, President and CEO of TechNet

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                                                            Governor Schwarzenegger’s Commitment to
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                                                                     Science and Innovation
                                                            •   World-leading Emissions Reductions Mandates
                                                            •   Renewable Energy
                                                            •   ‘Million Solar Roofs’
                                                            •   Hydrogen Highway
                                                            •   Stem Cell Research
                                                            •   R+D Tax Credits
                                                            •   Educational Facilities
                                                            •   Science and Math Teachers
                                                            •   UC Research Grants and Contracts
                                                            •   Career-Technical Education
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                                                                     Science and Innovation
                                                            • The Governor’s 2007-2008 Budget Proposal
                                                              contains $95 million for four critical innovation
                                                              initiatives:
                                                                 – The Helios Project ($30 million)
                                                                 – Energy Biosciences Institute ($40 million)
                                                                 – The California Institutes for Science and Innovation
                                                                   through the University of California ($19.8 million)
                                                                 – Petascale Supercomputer ($5 million)




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                                                                                   Helios Project
                                                            • Four Goals (support AB32):
                                                                 – Generate clean sustainable
                                                                   alternatives to carbon fuels,
                                                                   develop new energy sources,
                                                                   improve energy conservation,
                                                                   and reduce GHG emissions
                                                            • Committed Research:
                                                                 – Biomass-to-fuel/ Solar-to-
                                                                   Chemical Conversions
                                                                 – Solar-to-fuel Conversion
                                                                 – Photochemical conversion
                                                                 – Photoelectrochemistry
                                                            • Build market share in
                                                              Cleantech

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                                                                         Energy Biosciences Institute
                                                            • $500 Million Grant Competition for the BP
                                                              Energy Biosciences Institute (EBI)
                                                            • World’s Preeminent Research Institutes
                                                            • Application of bioscience and the production of
                                                              new and cleaner energy, principally fuels for
                                                              road transport.
                                                            • Converting fossil fuels to energy with less
                                                              environmental damage and maximizing oil
                                                            • Extraction from existing wells in environmentally
                                                              sensitive ways.

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                                                                Institutes for Science and Innovation
                                                            • QB3-California Institute for Quantitative
                                                              Biomedical Research on the UCSF, UCB and
                                                              UCSC campuses.
                                                            • CNSI-California Nanosystems Institute on the
                                                              UCLA and UCSB campuses.
                                                            • Calit2-California Institute for
                                                              Telecommunications and Information
                                                              Technologies on the UCSD and UCI campuses.
                                                            • CITRIS Center for Information Technologies
                                                              Research in the Interest of Society on the UCB,
                                                              UCD, UCM and UCSC campuses.

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                                                                               Petascale Supercomputer
                                                                                        • UC is a High-speed
                                                                                          Computing Leader
                                                                                        • Universities and Research
                                                                                          Institutes in Other States (and
                                                                                          Countries) are Challenging
                                                                                        • $200 Million The National
                                                                                          Science Foundation
                                                                                          Competition – hundreds of
                                                                                          contenders
                                                                                        • California Players: Lawrence
                                                                                          Livermore National
                                                                                          Laboratory, Lawrence
                                                                                          Berkeley National Laboratory,
                                                                                          and UC San Diego

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