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Defense Research and Development: Fiscal Year 1993 Trustee and Adviser Costs at Federally Funded Centers
NSIAD-96-27: Published: Dec 26, 1995. Publicly Released: Jan 26, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the stipends and expenses of the boards of trustees and other management advisory personnel who served in fiscal year 1993 at the Department of Defense's (DOD) Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDC), focusing on: (1) the extent to which FFRDC used federal funds to pay those costs; (2) the range of and highest daily...
Small Business: Proposed Amendments to the Small Business Innovation Research Program
RCED-89-173: Published: Jun 30, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1989.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed four proposed amendments to the Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) that would: (1) gradually increase the SBIR formula from 1.25 percent of agency external research and development funds to 3 percent; (2) make SBIR permanent with a formal congressional review every 10 years; (3) allocate a share of SBIR funds for administrative pur...
Federal Research: Assessment of Small Business Innovation Research Programs
RCED-89-39: Published: Jan 23, 1989. Publicly Released: Jan 23, 1989.
Pursuant to a legislative mandate, GAO examined the: (1) effectiveness of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program in strengthening the role of small innovative firms in federally supported research and development; and (2) quality of SBIR projects, as compared to the quality of traditional agency research.GAO found that 1982 legislation required federal agencies with large research a...
University Finances: Research Revenues and Expenditures
130998: Sep 16, 1986
GAO discussed its report on university finances for the period 1975 to 1984, focusing on: (1) revenues and expenditures for operations and physical plant support; (2) revenues for research and development; (3) indirect costs for research and development; and (4) academic executives' perceptions on their research capabilities under alternative levels of federal funding. GAO found that: (1) universi...