National Science and Technology Strategies in a Global Context

Report of an International Symposium

GOVERNMENT-UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY RESEARCH ROUNDTABLE



The purpose of this report is to contribute to the discussions of how various countries and regions are developing science and technology strategies in a changing global context. The views expressed are those of the symposium participants and do not represent official policy statements of the Government University-Industry Research Roundtable and its sponsoring organizations, the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine.

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1998



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--> National Science and Technology Strategies in a Global Context Report of an International Symposium GOVERNMENT-UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY RESEARCH ROUNDTABLE The purpose of this report is to contribute to the discussions of how various countries and regions are developing science and technology strategies in a changing global context. The views expressed are those of the symposium participants and do not represent official policy statements of the Government University-Industry Research Roundtable and its sponsoring organizations, the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS Washington, D.C. 1998

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--> Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable The Research Roundtable, sponsored by the National Academies of Sciences and of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine, was created to foster strong American science through effective working relationships among government, universities, and industry. The Research Roundtable provides a unique forum for dialogue among top government, university, and industry leaders of the nation’s science and technology enterprise. The Research Roundtable does not develop advice or recommendations on specific policies or programs within the range of responsibility of participating government officials. This symposium was made possible with funding support from the National Science Foundation. Library of Congress Catalog Number: 98-85555 International Standard Book Number: 0-309-06132-6 Copyright 1998 by the National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America

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--> Acknowledgments The Research Roundtable thanks Richard Celeste, William Spencer, Mauricio Fortes-Besprosvani, KunMo Chung, Daniel Vapnek, Michel Cuénod, Ewa Gajewska-Blaisdell, Terrence Heng, Graham Mitchell, Björn Wahlström, Chen Zhang-Liang, Mark Kryder, and Kenneth Flamm for their contributions to this symposium. The symposium was undertaken with the cooperation and help of the National Research Council's Office of International Affairs and Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy. Special thanks to the National Science Foundation for its financial support of the symposium, this report, and related activities. STAFF Thomas H. Moss Executive Director, Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable Tom Arrison Staff Officer, Office of International Affairs Maki Fife Program Associate, Office of International Affairs Carrie Langner Administrative Assistant, Policy Division

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--> Contents     Executive Summary   1     Introduction and Context   3     Overview   5     Examples of "Effective Practice" in Research Support and Performance   19     Implementing and Evaluating Science and Technology Strategies   27     Issues and New Approaches to International Cooperation   38     Appendixes         Symposium Agenda   43     Project Timeline   44     Attendance Roster   45

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