Federal Technology Transfer,
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV WASHINGTON D C
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Scientific research and development accounts for some 28 billion worth of goods and services in the U.S. More than half of this enterprise is paid for by the Federal government. Despite this large Federal investment in R D, there have been, until recently, only sporadic efforts to achieve fruitful technology transfer to and utilization by industry and the larger national community. However, during the last few years, new interest in the value of technology transfer has been signalled by several major studies. The report offers a survey of current Federal technology transfer and research utilization activities.
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