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On Dec. 21, this morning workshop will discuss the findings and recommendations of the report on the SBIR and STTR programs at the Department of Energy, which is the final report of the Committee on Capitalizing on Science, Technology, and Innovation: An Assessment of the Small Business Research Program (Phase II). It provides an opportunity to mark the Committee’s extensive work in documenting the concept and performance of these programs, as well as a look ahead to the future of these programs. View Agenda
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On Dec. 12, experts and policymakers will gather to explore the implications of artificial intelligence and robotics in society, looking at economic impacts, ethical and legal considerations, and security implications. The workshop will feature keynote addresses by Jason Furman, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, and Arati Prabhaker, head of DARPA.. View agenda
On Dec. 6, an afternoon symposium focused on “The Military as a Pathway to Skilled Technical Jobs” will explore how the Department of Defense can better integrate skills transition in military training and how such training can be better transferred to the civilian workforce. This symposium will bring together representatives from government, the military, academia and the private sector. View agenda
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How do entrepreneurial firms affect human resource management and related labor market outcomes? On Oct. 14, we will hear from leading labor and employment relations scholars on a topic of growing interest to policymakers, business leaders, and academics. View agenda and presentations
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The Assessment of the SBIR and STTR Programs
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Robotics and Artificial Intelligence: Policy Implications for the Next Decade
The Military as a Pathway to Skilled Technical Jobs
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The Labor Market and Human Resource Management Implications of Entrepreneurship
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Robotics and A.I. Policy Implications
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Returns to  Federal Investments in the Innovation System
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The Assessment of the SBIR and STTR Programs
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 Our Current Projects

Capitalizing on Science, Technology, and Innovation: An Assessment of the Small Business Innovation Research Program - Phase II 
In this second phase of the review of the Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR), an ad hoc committee will measure the program's progress against its legislative goals. 

Determinants of Market Adoption of Advanced Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy Technologies

How can federal policies accelerate the market adoption of advanced energy efficiency and low- or non-polluting energy technologies?

Evaluation of the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-e)
What processes, deliverables, and metrics are used to assess the short and long-term success of ARPA-E programs?

Innovation Policy Forum
What current and potential policy initiatives advance innovation and the development of the knowledge economy in the United States and abroad?

The Supply Chain for Middle-Skill Jobs: Education, Training and Certification Pathways 
How can jobs, workers, education and training programs in the U.S. be better aligned to support the middle-skilled workforce?

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