Research and development contracts (11 - 14 of 14 items)
Technology Transfer: Constraints Perceived by Federal Laboratory and Agency Officials
RCED-88-116BR: Published: Mar 4, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information regarding constraints on technology transfer from federal laboratories to U.S. businesses.GAO found that federal laboratory officials perceived major constraints to such technology transfer, including: (1) lack of business incentives to develop and market publicly disseminated federal computer software; (2) competitors' access to collab...
Federal Research: Small Business Involvement in Federal Research and Development
RCED-88-90BR: Published: Feb 2, 1988. Publicly Released: Feb 2, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the role of small businesses in the federal government's technology transfer and research and development programs, focusing on: (1) large federal research and development laboratories' implementation of technology transfer plans for small businesses; (2) whether two large federally funded efforts excluded small business participatio...
Contract Between the Advanced Research Projects Agency and the University of Kansas for a Study of the Aspects of Rapid Acculturation in the Pacific
B-114888: Published: Nov 30, 1973. Publicly Released: Nov 9, 1982.
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S. 1657 and H.R. 4564, Research and Development Acts
116442: Sep 30, 1981
GAO commented on proposed legislation to establish a Government-wide, uniform policy on the title to inventions arising from Government-funded research and development activities. There is common agreement that a successful patent policy would: (1) encourage commercial utilization of Government-sponsored inventions; (2) encourage active participation of private contractors in bidding for and perfo...