ERIC Number: ED238703
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-May-13
Reference Count: N/A
Joint Industry/University Cooperation with Federally Supported Research Facilities. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Science and Technology. U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.
These hearings focused on issues related to the joint use of federally-funded research facilities by industry and universities. Testimony of witnesses, prepared statements, and supporting documentation (including the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980, Public Law 96-480) are provided. Witnesses presenting testimony included: Louis C. Ianiello; James M. Williams; Harry Wugalter; William Stephens; Edgar L. Kendrick; William E. Gahr; Gerald Killian; Jerry Calvani; J. Ritchie Smith; Ed Hughs; A. William Snyder; Harold Daw; Koert Lessman; William Dutton; Claire Newcomer; George O'Connor; and James Whitford. Among the issues/areas discussed by these witnesses are: areas for improvement in the cooperative use of facilities; three initiatives at the Los Alamos National Laboratory for improving communication related to maximum effective use of the science/technology in which the federal government has invested at the laboratory; long-/short-term benefits of encouraging joint use of federally-supported facilities in agricultural research; the current administration's policy to form new partnerships whereby federal and non-federal entities share responsibilities for water resources research and information gathering; and mechanisms on how the United States Department of Agriculture can more effectively work with the cotton industry and New Mexco State University to utilize and support federally owned and operated agricultural research facilities. (JN)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.
Identifiers - Location: New Mexico