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Advancing Commercialization from the Federal Laboratories
What opportunities exist to add economic value to U.S. industry through enhanced utilization of intellectual property around digital products created at federal laboratories? This committee examines issues and will offer recommendations around the commercialization of digital products created at federal laboratories.
The Role of Inducement Prizes
Are inducement prizes effective? This expert committee is analyzing evidence about their role in the American innovation process, and aims to answer questions about the benefits, policy impacts, and complementarities of inducement prizes.
Review of the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs at the Department of Energy
What are the economic and non-economic benefits of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs at the U.S. Department of Energy?
Innovation Policy Forum
What current and potential policy initiatives advance innovation and the development of the knowledge economy in the United States and abroad?
Featured Publication: Revisiting the Manufacturing USA Institutes: Proceedings of a Workshop
The Innovation Policy Forum held a workshop on November 14, 2018, to revisit the Manufacturing USA initiative, which seeks to reinforce U.S.-based advanced manufacturing through partnerships among industry, academia, and government. The workshop explored the roles that these institutes have played during the initial period of their cooperative agreements, and considered how those roles may change if federal matching funding is discontinued. The workshop paid particular attention to maintaining U.S. competitiveness, creating a skilled workforce, and building robust supply chains.
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