As U.S. industry faces worldwide challenges, policymakers are asking questions about the role of the federal government--not only in promoting basic research but also in ushering new innovations to the marketplace. This book offers an expert consensus on how government and industry together can respond to the new realities of a global marketplace.
The volume offers firm conclusions about policy and organizational changes with the greatest potential to improve our technological competitiveness--and presents three alternative approaches for a new federal role.
The volume examines
Offering guidance on one of the 1990s most important issues, this volume will be indispensible to federal policymakers, executives in industry and technology, and researchers.
Table of Contents
|1 THE ENVIRONMENT FOR THE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT||4-47|
|2 GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR CIVILIAN TECHNOLOGY||48-108|
|3 A NEW STRATEGY TO FACILITATE GOVERNMENT SUPPORT OF TECHNOLOGY||109-139|
|A BACKGROUND PAPERS||142-179|
|B LEGISLATIVE REQUEST FOR THE STUDY||180-182|
|C WORKSHOP PRESENTERS AND BRIEFERS TO THE PANEL||183-186|
|D BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION ON PANEL MEMBERS AND PROFESSIONAL STAFF||187-192|
|E COLLABORATIVE R&D: SELECTED EXAMPLES||193-198|
|F REFERENCES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY||199-213|
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