ERIC Number: EJ668229
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Science First: Contributions of a University-Industry Toxic Substances Research and Teaching Program to Economic Development.
Bradshaw, Ted K.; Kennedy, Kevin M.; Davis, Paul R.; Lloyd, Larry L.; Gwebu, Nokuthula; Last, Jerold A.
Journal of Higher Education, v74 n3 p292-320 May-Jun 2003
Describes how public policy establishing the University of California Toxic Substances Research and Teaching Program helped to establish the state's environmental technology industry. The multidisciplinary "science-push" program generated economic development benefits including leveraged research funding and at least 200 new private sector jobs, 25 spin-off companies, and over 100 patents. (Author/EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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