Technology transfer (31 - 33 of 33 items)
Technology Transfer: U.S. and Foreign Participation in R&D at Federal Laboratories
RCED-88-203BR: Published: Aug 15, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed: (1) the extent of U.S. and foreign researchers' participation in federal research and development laboratories; (2) federal laboratories' policies regarding foreign access to research and development; (3) reciprocity between federal laboratory researchers and foreign researchers; and (4) the implications of these issues for U.S. policy on foreign...
Federal Agencies' Actions To Implement Section 11 of the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980
RCED-84-60: Published: Aug 24, 1984. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the implementation of section 11 of the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act, which requires federal laboratories to: (1) establish an Office of Research and Technology Applications (ORTA); (2) assign one full-time professional employee to each ORTA in any laboratory with an annual budget over $20 million; and (3) set aside 0.5 percent of res...
Long-Term Planning for National Science Policy
112965: Jul 31, 1980
The executive branch has tried a variety of formal and ad hoc arrangements for planning, coordinating, and advising Federal agencies and the President on science policy. These arrangements have succeeded in varying degrees. Planning national science policy is vested primarily in the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). It anticipates future concerns and reviews Federal science policy an...