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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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1991 - 143 pages

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Page 61 - 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 48 - 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 48 - 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 of the next generation of weather radar used by the US government.
Page 111 - 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 - Our mission is to promote the rapid movement of Federal laboratory research results and technologies into the mainstream of the US economy.
Page 58 - 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 58 - Technology, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration), Defense (including the individual military departments) , Energy, Health and Human Services (including the Public Health Service agencies) , Interior, Transportation, and Veterans Affairs, as well as the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The report on barriers to commercialization of software and on federal training...
Page 114 - 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 126 - 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 67 - 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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