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Science & Innovation Large V2
The Committee on Science and Innovation Leadership for the 21st Century: Challenges and Strategic Implications for the United States, a collaborative activity of the STEP Board and the Committee on Science, Technology, and Law, will hold its third meeting on February 11-12, 2020.  Inquiries about the committee and its work may be directed to sci-innov@nas.edu.
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On May 24, 2019 the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, in partnership with the Royal Society, held a symposium on Artificial Intelligence: An International Dialogue. The symposium addressed if and how artificial intelligence (AI) would benefit from further international cooperation. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the May 24 workshop. View Report | View Recorded Webcast
Inducement Prizes - Slider Large
Organized by an expert committee led by Karim Lakhani of Harvard University and in cooperation with the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard, this workshop formed part of a National Academies study addressing the role of inducement prizes within the U.S. innovation ecosystem. The purpose of this workshop was to spur further discussion on this topic with experts, practitioners, and competitors in the field of inducement prizes.  View more info
AI Large
This public event, held jointly with the Royal Society, was the capstone of a broader symposium that drew together an international group of stakeholders to discuss and identify key areas of national and international policy on AI where international collaboration would be most beneficial.  Read more | View Recorded Webcast
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Artificial Intelligence: An International Dialogue: Proceedings of a Workshop
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Understanding the Impact of Global Value Chains - A Workshop

Drawing on the expertise of recognized experts on economics, industrial organization, trade, accounting and taxation of multinational enterprises, an ad hoc planning committee will organize a two-day workshop to improve the understanding, measurement, and valuation of global value chains. Workshop Date TBD

Science and Innovation Leadership for the 21st Century: Challenges and Strategic Implications for the United States
An ad hoc committee, under the auspices of the Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, in cooperation with the Committee on Science, Technology, and Law (CSTL), explores the implications of the loss of U.S. economic capability and leadership relative to other countries on issues such as national security, unemployment or underemployment of the U.S. workforce, and international development and global stability. Learn more

Assessment of the SBIR and STTR Programs at NIH

What is the effectiveness of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)? An ad hoc committee will conduct a study of the economic and healthcare benefits of the SBIR and STTR programs at NIH and the effectiveness of the enabling strategies NIH has employed to enhance the programs. Learn more

Review of the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs at the National Science Foundation
What are the economic and non-economic impacts of the National Science Foundation (NSF)'s SBIR and STTR programs? How do these programs stimulate technological innovation while meeting the NSF"s vision of supporting small, new firms across the technological spectrum? Drawing on published research and existing data, this committee will address these questions and more. Learn more

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: Artificial Intelligence: An International Dialogue -- Proceedings of a Workshop
On May 24, 2019 the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, in partnership with the Royal Society, held a symposium on Artificial Intelligence: An International Dialogue. The symposium addressed if and how artificial intelligence (AI) would benefit from further international cooperation. The event also summarized discussions at a day-and-a-half meeting on May 23-24, 2019 convened by the National Academies and Royal Society where 45 scientists, engineers, and other AI experts from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, China, the European Commission, Germany, and Japan discussed key areas of national and international policy on AI where international collaboration would be most beneficial.

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