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" To promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense; and for other purposes... "
Innovation Policy in the Knowledge-Based Economy - Page 7
edited by - 2001 - 457 pages
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Preserving Strength While Meeting Challenges:: Summary Report of a Workshop ...

Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, Board on Mathematical Sciences, National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences - Mathematics - 1997 - 92 pages
...is seeking to have qualitative, rather than quantitative, measurements. The foundation was founded to promote the progress of science, to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare of US citizens, and to secure the national defense. The national populace is the foundation's constituency,...
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Assessing the Value of Research in the Chemical Sciences

Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Chemical Sciences Roundtable, National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications - Science - 1998 - 140 pages
...mission is stated in the preamble to the National Science Foundation Act of 1950 (Public Law 810507): "To promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense; and for other purposes." GPRA authorizes and directs NSF to initiate...
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University of Wisconsin: Renewal to Revolution, 1945-1971

E. David Cronon - Education - 1999 - 648 pages
...built for $2.5 million, October 13, 1962. UA, 5623-M. nology . The enabling legislation was open-ended: "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity and welfare; to secure the national defense; and for other purposes."72 Guided by a civilian National Science Board...
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50 Years of Ocean Discovery:: National Science Foundation 1950-2000

Commission on Geosciences, Environment and Resources, Ocean Studies Board, National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies - Science - 2000 - 276 pages
...oceanography. Meanwhile in 1 950, Congress authorized the creation of the National Science Foundation to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense; and to serve other purposes. The President approved the act on May...
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Implementing the Government Performance and Results Act for Research:: A ...

Policy and Global Affairs, Institute of Medicine, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Sciences - Political Science - 2001 - 208 pages
As requested by Congress and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), this report assists federal agencies in crafting plans and reports that are ...
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U.S. Astronomy and Astrophysics:: Managing an Integrated Program

Committee on the Organization and Management of Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council, Board on Physics and Astronomy, Space Studies Board - Science - 2001 - 94 pages
...CAA, even though the decadal surveys are jointly commissioned. NSF The NSF Act of 1950 established NSF "to promote the progress of science; to advance the National health, prosperity, and welfare; (and) to secure the National defense." It directed NSF to support "basic scientific research and research...
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World Development Indicators: 2003

...Foundation The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent US government agency whose mission is to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health. prosperity, and welfare; and to secure the national defense. lt is responsible for promoting science and engineering through almost...
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Transforming Government Supply Chain Management

Jacques S. Gansler, Robert E. Luby - Political Science - 2004 - 265 pages
...history have influenced the development of its financial management systems. Mission Statutory mission: To promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; and to secure the national defense. The NSF executes its mission by providing funds — in the form of...
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Communities and Workforce Development

Edwin Meléndez - Business & Economics - 2004 - 499 pages
...Center for an Urban Future (2000). 12. The NSF is an independent US government agency. Its mission is to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; and to secure the national defense. 13. This information comes from the ATE Program Solicitation NSF 04-541...
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