The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) commissioned RAND Europe to conduct a study of innovation models and make recommendations on changes the MOD could make to better harness and absorb innovation from external sources.
The Internet of Things builds out from today’s Internet by creating a pervasive and self-organising network of connected, identifiable and addressable physical objects through the use of embedded chips. Several actions could inform a consistent European policy stance.
This report provides a guide to the key considerations and trade-offs involved in developing an approach to research evaluation, based on a review of research evaluation frameworks and tools used internationally.
Research funders, policy makers and researchers themselves need to evaluate research. This brief presents a decision tree to help develop a research evaluation framework to suit a particular purpose and context, from national down to program level.
The Internet of Things (IoT) may challenge conventional business, market, policy and societal models. This research aims to inform a consistent European policy stance capable of fostering a dynamic and trustworthy IoT that meets these challenges.
This report notes the amount of federal research and development funding provided to U.S. colleges and universities by fiscal year and agency, then describes characteristics of academic institutions that have shown a greater propensity to patent.
This report describes the research methodology, focus, and data collection processes of a study of the cost of compliance with acquisition-related statutes and regulations incurred by major weapon system programs at the program office level.
Provides results of an analysis based on RAND Corporation's RaDiUS (Research and Development in the United States) database that shows state-by-state trends in federal R&D funding of U.S. universities and colleges from FY 1996 through FY 2002 and
Originally created by Congress in 1991 as the Critical Technologies Institute and renamed in 1998, the Science and Technology Policy Institute is a federally funded research and development center sponsored by the National Science Foundation. ...
The charter of PCAST's (President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology) Panel on Federal Investment in Science and Technology and its National Benefits is to review the federal government's research and development (R&D) portfolio and make recommendations on areas where programs should be expanded, curtailed, or maintained.