Partnering Against Terrorism: Summary of a Workshop
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This book summarizes a major conference organized to bring the lessons of the Academy s unprecedented analysis of Government-Industry Partnerships to bear on the war on terror. By encouraging policy attention to examples of effective partnerships (in particular, the need for clear goals and regular assessments), this book contributes to a better understanding of the potential of partnerships to bring new security-enhancing technologies and equipment to the market in a cost-effective and timely manner. Partnerships often involve innovation awards which act as a catalyst for small firms or for cooperation among large and small firms and universities to work together on innovative new technologies which are able to address the special challenge of global terrorism. The public private cooperation reviewed in the conference has the potential to make government funding for security more effective, by leveraging the ingenuity of the private sector to meet the critical national mission of protecting our citizens from terrorism.


  • Conflict and Security Issues — Prevention, Security and Response
  • Industry and Labor — Industrial and Manufacturing Technologies

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164 pages | 6 x 9
ISBN: 978-0-309-09428-3
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National Research Council. Partnering Against Terrorism: Summary of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2005.

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