Competitiveness and innovation

 
20 Sep 2013

On July 24 the Subcommittee on Research and Technology held a hearing to examine innovative approaches to technology transfer at universities, research institutes, and national laboratories.  The subcommittee also focused on a discussion draft of HR 2981, the “Innovative Approaches to Technology Transfer Act of 2013.”  The legislation would establish a grant program using funding from the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program and would encourage the development of innovative technology transfer programs at universities, research institutes, and national laboratories. 

 
27 Mar 2013

Fundamental changes are needed in the education of chemical scientists, said Professor Bassam Shakashiri from the University of Wisconsin-Madison to members of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).

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