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STTR Workshop
The event will offer an opportunity to explore STTR program operations and outcomes in view of the program’s legislative objectives, including, among other things, the program’s effectiveness in transferring technologies; the application process; impact of and experiences in creating collaborations between small business and research institutions, including labs; experiences in establishing IP agreements; and economic outcomes.  Register...
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NAS has signed a memorandum of understanding with the non-profit University Industry Demonstration Partnership (UIDP) for ongoing collaboration. Formerly a project of GUIRR, UIDP was incorporated earlier this year as a free-standing organization. Learn more...
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A new joint study by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the Russian Academy of Sciences is examining technical and strategic aspects of ballistic missile defense systems and options for cooperation between the two countries.  Learn more...
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A new study will examine the effectiveness and coordination of U.S. programs – such as apprenticeship programs and technical education at community colleges -- to prepare Americans for technically oriented, skilled positions that don’t require a bachelor’s degree. The study will offer recommendations for improving the nation’s education and training system for these jobs. Learn more...
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Workshop on the Small Business Technology Transfer Program
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University Industry Demonstration Partnership Incorporated as Free-standing Organization
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Study Examines Ballistic Missile Defense
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New Study Will Assess U.S. Training System for Technical Jobs
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