Volume 88 Issue 27 | p. 23
Issue Date: July 5, 2010

Improving Technology Transfer

House subcommittee examines how government can help commercialize basic research
Department: Government & Policy, Science & Technology
Keywords: technology transfer, NSF

The National Science Foundation could play an expanded role in supporting the commercialization of federally funded research. This shift would benefit society and strengthen the nation’s competitiveness, a group of stakeholders told the House Science & Technology Committee’s Subcommittee on Research & Science Education during a hearing last month. The subcommittee organized the hearing to review the technology transfer process that academic researchers use to move their work into the private . . .

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