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NSTC Research Business Models Subcommittee
December 9-10, 2003
NSF Deputy Director
How do we increase this scientific capital?
First, we must have plenty of men and women trained in science… Second, we must strengthen the centers of basic research, which are principally the colleges, universities, and research institutes.
The most important ways in which the Government can promote industrial research are to increase the flow of new scientific knowledge through support of basic research, and to aid in the development of scientific talent.
Therefore I recommend that a new agency … It should recognize that freedom of inquiry must be preserved and should leave internal control of policy, personnel, and the method and scope of research to the institutions in which it is carried on.
Examples: fellowships, assistantships, traineeships, REU, student/teacher programs, international activities, MSP, 21st Century Workforce priority area, etc.
Examples: LSAMPs, ADVANCE, CREST, REU, EPSCoR, SBIR, etc.
Examples: centers, SGER’s, Innovation Fund, next-generation tools R&D, community workshops, priority areas, etc.
Range of Partners: Federal, State, and Local Government, Academe, Industry, Non-profit Institutions, Foreign Nations, …
Range of Mechanisms: MOU, Bilateral/Multilateral Agreements, Cooperative Agreements, Program Announcements/Solicitations
Range of Programs: