National Technology Extension Service Act of 1990--H.R. 4659: Hearing Before the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 4659 ... Washington, DC, September 5, 1990, Volume 4

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Page 60 - Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), formerly the National Bureau of Standards, for all arrangements within the scope of that organization's program responsibility.
Page 47 - Materials, a major international society for the development of voluntary standards for materials, products, systems, and services. His awards include both the Gold and Silver Medals of the Department of Commerce, the William A. Jump Award for Exceptional Achievement in Public Administration, the Federal Government Meritorious Executive Award, and the Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership. Mr. Kammer received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland in 1969.
Page 110 - It is the continuing responsibility of the Federal Government to ensure the full use of the results of the Nation's Federal investment in research and development. To this end the Federal Government shall strive where appropriate to transfer federally owned or originated technology to State and local governments and to the private sector.
Page 47 - Kammer has chaired several important evaluation committees for the Department of Commerce, including reviews of satellite systems for weather monitoring and the US LANDSAT program, and...
Page 57 - The National Institute of Standards and Technology, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Bureau of the Census, units of the Department of Commerce are listed separately in Chapter 1 2.
Page 50 - ... strengthened intellectual property laws and unwavering insistence on international respect for such rights. Funding for basic research through the National Science Foundation has been substantially increased. With so much at stake, a top priority must be to get more commercial value from our enormous $63 billion annual federal investment in research and development. It is important that we continue to invest in generating new knowledge. However, we must also make sure that the knowledge generated...
Page 57 - ... and law enforcement (see Box 4-1). The agencies that receive significant funding from domestic discretionary appropriations are among the most visible in government; they include the Departments of Agriculture, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, and Justice, as well as the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Many of the programs and activities funded under the domestic discretionary category are also...
Page 113 - Emerging Technologies - A Survey of Technical and Economic Opportunities", Spring 1990. This study indicates that, if current trends continue, the United States could lag behind Japan in most emerging technologies and trail the European Community (EC) in several of them by the year 2000.
Page 125 - US economy, in which international trade plays an increasingly important role, must generate and adopt advanced technologies rapidly in both the manufacturing and nonmanufacturing secfors if growth in US employment and wages is to be maintained.
Page 66 - Many recognize that inventions may bring in relatively modest dollar amounts and, to ensure some meaningful return, allow inventors to keep higher percentages of the first dollars that come back to the agency. The military services, for example, will allow their inventors to keep 20% or the first $1000, whichever is greater. Within...

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