Technology Policy: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Technology, Environment, and Aviation of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session

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Page 42 - He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and...
Page 33 - ... by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the two institutions in the United States with the largest and most successful grants programs.
Page 41 - This position has been supported by a number of recently completed studies, such as that of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Nuclear and Alternative Energy Systems (CONAES...
Page 35 - D programs of the federal agencies; • The new National Economic Council will monitor the implementation of new policies and provide a forum for coordinating technology policy with the policies of the tax, trade, regulatory, economic development, and other economic sectors.
Page 22 - American technology must move in a new direction to build economic strength and spur economic growth. The traditional federal role in technology development has been limited to support of basic science and mission-oriented research in the Defense Department, NASA, and other agencies. This strategy was appropriate for a previous generation but not for today's profound challenges. We cannot rely on the serendipitous application of defense technology to the private sector. We must aim directly at these...
Page 39 - This project would increase the efficiency of government by making cost-effective investments in buildings where the energy bills are paid by the taxpayers.
Page 22 - The traditional federal role in technology development has been limited to support of basic science and mission-oriented research in the Defense Department, NASA, and other agencies. This strategy was appropriate for a previous generation but not for today's profound challenges. We cannot rely on the serendipitous application of defense technology to the private sector. We must aim directly at these new challenges and focus our efforts on the new opportunities before us, recognizing that government...
Page 22 - Long-term economic growth that creates jobs and protects the environment; — Making government more efficient and more responsive; — World leadership in basic science, mathematics, and engineering.
Page 41 - Systems and membership on the Energy Research Advisory Board of the US Department of Energy.
Page 12 - John H. Gibbons Assistant to the President for Science and Technology Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy JohnYo Former President and CEO Hewlett-Packard Co.

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