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UPCOMING EVENT
Advanced Manufacturing
Partnership 2.0 Report
Washington, DC
October 27, 2014


PUBLICATIONS (2010-2011) 

 Measuring the Impacts of Federal Investments in ResearchMeasuring the Impacts of Federal Investments in Research: A Workshop Summary

The enactment of the America COMPETES Act in 2006 (and its reauthorization in 2010), the increase in research expenditures under the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), and President Obama's general emphasis on the contribution of science and...
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Growing Innovation Clusters for American Prosperity

 Growing Innovation Clusters for American Prosperity: Summary of a Symposium

Responding to the challenges of fostering regional growth and employment in an increasingly competitive global economy, many U.S. states and regions have developed programs to attract and grow companies as well as attract the talent and resources necessary to...
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Building 21st CenturyBuilding the 21st Century: U.S. China Cooperation on Science, Technology, and Innovations

The global economy is characterized by increasing locational competition to attract the resources necessary to develop leading-edge technologies as drivers of regional and national growth. One means of facilitating such growth and improving national...[read more]
 
Future of Photovoltaic ManufacturingThe Future of Photovoltaic Manufacturing in the United States

Technological innovation and growth are critical to U.S. competitiveness in a global economy. One means of facilitating growth and improving competitiveness is to foster more robust innovation ecosystems through the development of public-private partnerships...[read more]
 
Managing University Intellectual Property in the Public InterestManaging University Intellectual Property in the Public Interest 
 
Thirty years ago federal policy underwent a major change through the Bayh-Dole Act of 1980, which fostered greater uniformity in the way research agencies treat inventions arising from the work they sponsor. Before the Act, if government agencies funded...[read more]
 
Hidden Costs of EnergyHidden Costs of Energy: Unpriced Consequences of Energy Production and Use

Despite the many benefits of energy, most of which are reflected in energy market prices, the production, distribution, and use of energy causes negative effects. Many of these negative effects are not reflected in energy market prices. When market failures like...
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Dragon and the ElephantThe Dragon and the Elephant: Understanding the Development of Innovation Capacity in China and India: Summary of a Conference

The return of the once-dormant economies of China and India to dynamism and growth is one of the most remarkable stories in recent history. The two countries are home to nearly 40 percent of the world's population, but until recently neither had played an...[read more]
 

ADDITIONAL PUBLICATIONS


SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH


An Assessment of the SBIR Program (2007)
An Assessment of the SBIR Program

The SBIR program allocates 2.5 percent of 11 federal agencies' extramural R&D budgets to fund R&D projects by small businesses, providing approximately $2 billion annually in competitive awards. At the request of Congress the National Academies conducted a comprehensive study of how the SBIR program has stimulated technological innovation...
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 An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the Department of Defense An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the Department of Defense

The SBIR program allocates 2.5 percent of 11 federal agencies' extramural R&D budgets to fund R&D projects by small businesses, providing approximately $2 billion annually in competitive awards. At the request of Congress the National Academies conducted a comprehensive study of how the SBIR program has stimulated technological innovation...[read more]
 An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the National Institutes of Health (2007) An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the National Institutes of Health

The SBIR program allocates 2.5 percent of 11 federal agencies' extramural R&D budgets to fund R&D projects by small businesses, providing approximately $2 billion annually in competitive awards. At the request of Congress the National Academies conducted a comprehensive study of how the SBIR program has stimulated technological innovation...[read more]
 An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the National Aeronautics and Space Admini An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is one of the largest examples of U.S. public-private partnerships. Founded in 1982, SBIR was designed to encourage small business to develop new processes and products and to provide quality research in support of the many missions of the U.S. government, including health, energy, the environment...[read more]
 An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the National Science Foundation (2007)  An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the National Science Foundation

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is one of the largest examples of U.S. public-private partnerships. Founded in 1982, SBIR was designed to encourage small business to develop new processes and products and to provide quality research in support of the many missions of the U.S. government, including health, energy, the environment . . . [read more]
 An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the Department of Energy (2007) An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the Department of Energy

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is one of the largest examples of U.S. public-private partnerships. Founded in 1982, SBIR was designed to encourage small business to develop new processes and products and to provide quality research in support of the many missions of the U.S. government, including health, energy, the environment, and national defense...[read more]
 Venture Funding and the NIH SBIR Program  Venture Funding and the NIH SBIR Program

The Small Business Administration issued a policy directive in 2002, the effect of which has been to exclude innovative small firms in which venture capital firms have a controlling interest from the SBIR program. This book seeks to illuminate the consequences . . .[read more]
 Revisiting the Dept. of Defense SBIR Fast Track Initiative Revisiting the Department of Defense Fast Track Initiative


In October 1995, the Department of Defense launched a Fast Track initiative to attract new firms and encourage commercialization of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funded technologies throughout the department. The goal of the Fast Track initiative is to help close the funding gap . . . [read more]
 SBIR: Program Diversity and Assessment ChallengesSBIR Program Diversity and Assessment Challenges: Report of a Symposium

In response to a Congressional mandate, the National Research Council conducted a review of the Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) at the five federal agencies with SBIR programs with budgets in excess of $100 million (DOD, NIH, NASA, DOE, and NSF). The project was designed to answer questions of program operation and effectiveness . . . [read more]
 SBIR and the Phase III Challenge of Commercialization (2007) SBIR and Phase III Challenge of Commercialization: Report of a Symposium
 An Assessment of the SBIR Program Project Methodology An Assessment of the SBIR Program: Project Methodology

In response to a Congressional mandate, the National Research Council conducted a review of the SBIR program at the five federal agencies with SBIR programs with budgets in excess of $100 million (DOD, NIH, NASA, DOE, and NSF). The project was designed to answer questions of program operation . . .[read more]



Research and Innovation Policy

Borderline Case: International Tax Policy, Corporate Research and Development, and InvestmentIndia’s Changing Innovation System: Achievements, Challenges, and Opportunities for Cooperation
Innovation Policies for the 21st Century:
Report of a Symposium
Innovation Inducement Prizes at the National Science Foundation

Research and Development Data Needs

Aeronautics Innovation: NASA's Challenges and Opportunities

India's Changing Innovation System: Achievements, Challenges, and Opportunities for Cooperation: Report of a Symposium

A Patent System for the 21st Century

Medical Innovation in the Changing
Healthcare Marketplace

Patents in the Knowledge-Based Economy

 

Trends in Federal Support of Research and Graduate Education

 Investing for Productivity and Prosperity

 

Reaping the Benefits of Genomic and Proteomic Research: Intellectual Property Rights, Innovation, and Public Health

Innovation Policies for the 21st Century: Report of a Symposium

 

Research and Innovation Data

Industrial Research and Innovation Indicators

Using Human Resources Data to Track Innovation

 

Measuring and Sustaining the Information Economy

 

Measuring and Sustaining the New Economy

 

Productivity and Cyclicality in Semiconductors

 

The Telecommunications Challenge: Changing Technologies and Evolving Policies - Report of a Symposium

Measuring and Sustaining the New Economy, Software, Growth, and the Future of the U.S Economy: Report of a Symposium

Deconstructing the Computer: Report of a Symposium

 

 

 

 

 

 


Industry Performance

U.S. Industry in 2000: Studies in Competitive Performance

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 Securing America's Industrial Strength

 

Innovation in Global Industries: U.S. Firms Competing in a New World (Collected Studies)

  

 

 

 

 

 Government-Industry Partnerships for Technology Development

Partnerships for Solid-State Lighting: Report of a WorkshopGovernment-Industry Partnerships for the Development of New Technologies: A Summary Report

Capitalizing on New Needs and New Opportunities in Biotechnology and Information Technologies

 

The Advanced Technology Program: Assessing Outcomes

A Review of the New Initiatives at the NASA Ames Research Center: Summary of a Workshop

 

 The Small Business Innovation Research Program: A Review of the Department of Defense Fast Track Initiative

The Small Business Innovation Research Program: Challenges and Opportunities

 

 The Advanced Technology Program: Challenges and Opportunities

 

Industry-Laboratory Partnerships: A Review of the Sandia Science and Technology Park Initiative

 

New Vistas in Transatlantic Science and Technology Cooperation

 

Securing the Future: Regional and National Programs to Support the Semiconductor Industry

Partnering Against Terrorism: Summary of a Workshop

 

 

 

 

Technology and Trade

 Trends and Challenges in Aerospace Offsets

 

Policy Issues in Aerospace Offsets: Report of a Workshop

 

 International Friction and Cooperation in High-Technology Development and Trade: Papers and Proceedings

Conflict and Cooperation in National Competition for High-Technology Industry

Standards, Conformity Assessment, and Trade: Into the 21st Century

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Human Capital and Economic Growth

Enhancing Productivity Growth in the Information Age:
Measuring and Sustaining the New Economy
 

Improving America's Schools: The Role of Incentives

Building a Workforce for the Information Economy

Improving the Performance of America's Schools

 

 

 

 

Also:

Effects of Technology and Innovation on Firm Performance, Employment, and Wages
reprints available by contacting the STEP Board at step@nas.edu.