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Federal Role in Funding Research and Development
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Editors: Piper B. Collins
Book Description:
The United States government supports a broad range of scientific and engineering research and development R&D. Its purposes include addressing specific concerns such as national defense, health, safety, the environment, and energy security, as well as advancing knowledge generally, developing the scientific and engineering workforce and strengthening U.S. innovation and competitiveness in the global economy. The federal government has played an important role in supporting R&D efforts that have led to scientific breakthroughs and new technologies. This book examines the federal role in funding research and development in such areas as energy technology, colleges and universities, and others.

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Table of Contents:

The Manhattan Project, the Apollo Program, and Federal Energy Technology R&D Programs: A Comparative Analysis
(Deborah D. Stine) pp.1-10

The Federal Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program: Funding Issues and Activities
(Patricia Moloney Figliola)pp.11-24

Federal Research and Development Funding at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
(Christine M. Matthews)pp.25-42

Federal Research and Development Funding: FY2009
(John F. Sargent, Christine M. Matthews, John D. Moteff, Daniel Morgan, Robert Esworthy, Wendy H. Schacht, Pamela W. Smith, and Wayne A. Morrissey)pp.43-86

Federal Support for Research and Development
(Congressional Budget Office)pp.87-126

Federal Research: Opportunities Exist to Improve the Management and Oversight of Federally Funded Research and Development Centers pp.127-164

Renewable Energy R&D Funding History: A Comparison with Funding for Nuclear Energy, Fossil Energy, and Energy Efficiency R&D
(Fred Sissine)pp.165-172

Index pp.173-180

      Congressional Policies, Practices and Procedures
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7 x 10, 180pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-486-5
   Status: AV
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