This report addresses a topic of recognized policy concern. To capture the benefits of substantial U.S. investments in biomedical R&D, parallel investments in a wide range of seemingly unrelated disciplines are also required. This report summarizes a major conference that reviewed our nation s R&D support for biotechnology and information technologies. The volume includes newly commissioned research and makes recommendations and findings concerning the important relationship between information technologies and biotechnology. It emphasizes the fall off in R&D investments needed to sustain the growth of the U.S. economy and to capitalize on the growing investment in biomedicine. It also encourages greater support for inter-disciplinary training to support new areas such as bioinformatics and urges more emphasis on and support for multi-disciplinary research centers.
Table of Contents
|I. Introduction and Overview||21-32|
|II. Issues in Biotechnology and Information Technology||33-50|
|III. Findings and Recommendations||51-70|
|Panel I: Biotechnology and Information Technologies: The Need for a Diversified Federal Research Portfolio||84-97|
|Panel II: A Historical Perspective: Federal Partnerships in Computing and Biotechnology||98-128|
|Panel III: Biotechnology: Needs and Opportunities||129-145|
|Panel IV: Information Technology: New Opportunities—New Needs||146-159|
|Panel V: Capturing New Opportunities||160-172|
|Panel VI: Intellectual Property and the Public Domain: Sectoral Perspectives||173-190|
|V. Research Papers||193-194|
|The Federal Partnership with U.S. Industry in U.S. Computer Research: History and Recent Concerns||195-222|
|Public Research, Patents, and Implications for Industrial R&D in the Drug, Biotechnology, Semiconductor and Computer Industries||223-243|
|Bioinformatics: Emerging Opportunities and Emerging Gaps||244-260|
|Recent Trends in the Federal Funding of Research and Development Related to Health and Information Technology||261-292|
Find relevant information like your own rough draft from among the thousands of reports available for free at NAP.edu. Copy and paste up to 8 pages of content—whether from your own draft or an outside article—and Reference Finder will recommend NAP publications related to your text.
View Reference Finder
The National Academies Press (NAP) has partnered with Copyright Clearance Center's Rightslink service to offer you a variety of options for reusing NAP content. Through Rightslink, you may request permission to reprint NAP content in another publication, course pack, secure website, or other media. Rightslink allows you to instantly obtain permission, pay related fees, and print a license directly from the NAP website. The complete terms and conditions of your reuse license can be found in the license agreement that will be made available to you during the online order process. To request permission through Rightslink you are required to create an account by filling out a simple online form. The following list describes license reuses offered by the National Academies Press (NAP) through Rightslink:
Click here to obtain permission for the above reuses. If you have questions or comments concerning the Rightslink service, please contact:
Rightslink Customer Care
Tel (toll free): 877/622-5543
To request permission to distribute a PDF, please contact our Customer Service Department at 800-624-6242 for pricing.
To request permission to translate a book published by the National Academies Press or its imprint, the Joseph Henry Press, please click here to view more information.
Loading stats for Capitalizing on New Needs and New Opportunities: Government - Industry Partnerships in Biotechnology and Information Technologies...