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Degradable Plastics: Standards, Research and Development
T-RCED-88-64: Published: Sep 20, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 20, 1988.
GAO discussed federal and private-sector research and development (R&D) activities concerning degradable plastics to identify: (1) the extent of efforts to develop standards for degradable plastics; and (2) federal agencies' support of degradable plastics R&D. GAO found that: (1) the federal government and the private sector made limited efforts to develop standards and support R&D for degradable...
University Funding: Federal Funding Mechanisms in Support of University Research
RCED-86-53: Published: Feb 13, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided a summary of: (1) the past and current array of federal funding mechanisms, including relative magnitudes of support, used by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Departments of Health and Human Services, Defense, Energy, and Agriculture to provide funding for university research; (2) the...
Survey To Identify Models Used by Executive Agencies in the Policymaking Process
PAD-82-46: Published: Sep 24, 1982. Publicly Released: Oct 14, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO processed and analyzed the results of a congressional questionnaire sent to 43 departments, agencies, and other Federal entities to determine the nature and number of major computer models being used by Federal agencies in the policymaking process.Based on the agencies' responses, 357 models were identified. The number of models reported in use range fro...
Reporting of Federal Funds for Research and Development
PSAD-78-133: Published: Aug 9, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 9, 1978.
Annually, the National Science Foundation (NSF) gathers data from federal agencies on their research and development support. The reporting procedures of four agencies responsible for over 85 percent of the federal research and development funds included in NSF reports were reviewed for 1976 (the completed year), 1977 (the current year), and 1978 (the budget year). The overall totals were found to...