US senate acts to retain competitiveness

November 2006
Outlook on Science Policy;Nov2006, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p117
The article offers information about the National Competitiveness Investment Act, an extensive bill introduced by the U.S. Senate to promote changes in federal support for research and development and science education in the U.S. The scope of the bill is influenced by the provisions in the Protecting America's Competitive Edge bills. It covers topics such as the release of results of scientific research to the public and the formal meeting of the National and Technology Summit.


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