Today Dr. Fontecchio presented and sat on a panel for Philadelphia Science Festival's Big Ideas Fund Event. The description of the event is below:
What role does the government play in advancing innovation? How are projects chosen to receive funding? Moderated by one former and one current director of the National Science Foundation, this program will feature researchers who’ve generated some of the most well-known scientific breakthroughs of our time and the role that federal funds continue to play in furthering innovation.