Capitalizing on Science, Technology & Innovation: An Assessment of the Small Business Research Program
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June 28, 2016Bill on research policy seeks to engage women, minorities FedScoop
The Senate bill directs the National Academy of Sciences
and NIST to jointly establish a postdoctoral fellowship program, while paying attention to the goal of including more underrepresented minorities. . . .
“At a recent House hearing on reauthorizing the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs, officials said progress is slow on including minorities, and women. . . .”
May 18, 2016
U.S. research groups going to war again over small business fundingScience Magazine
He thinks that the academic community is being short-sighted in opposing a program that the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has repeatedly found is accomplishing its mission and creating jobs for thousands of scientists and engineers who can’t find academic positions after they graduate.
December 3, 2015New Study Says Black Scientists Are Underrepresented in National Institutes of Health ProgramAtlanta Black Star
A recent study by the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine shows that African-American scientists are almost non-existent in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) program, which gives out hundreds of awards each year to help small businesses translate biomedical discoveries into products.
November 20, 2015 NIH program fails to launch blacks in biotechScience
A new study by the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine documents their near-invisibility in the NIH program, which each year gives out hundreds of awards to help small businesses translate biomedical discoveries into products.