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ERIC Number: ED504100
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jul-20
Pages: 76
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Investing in Innovation
National Governors Association
"Investing in Innovation" provides a snapshot of trends in the states and identifies a wide range of strategies now employed. California's big investments, such as $3 billion for stem cell research, have already grabbed national headlines. But states like Arizona, Indiana and North Dakota, which haven't historically been big research and development (R&D) spenders, are also investing public dollars. This analysis provides a first look into which states are taking action and why, what they are funding, and how. Moreover, this report provides clear guidance on how to design R&D investments that work. (Methodology description is appended. Contains 42 endnotes in a second appendix.) [This report is co-published by the National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices and the Pew Center on the States, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts. It is one of a series of publications being produced under the 2006-2007 NGA Chair's Initiative, "Innovation America."]
National Governors Association. 444 North Capitol Street, Washington, DC 20001-1512. Tel: 202-624-5300; Fax: 202-624-5313; Web site: http://www.nga.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Authoring Institution: National Governors Association; Pew Charitable Trusts