Research, innovation, and university-industry linkages

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Science  25 Jan 1980:
Vol. 207, Issue 4429, pp. 379-384
DOI: 10.1126/science.7350670


Carter Administration actions to enhance basic research and stimulate industrial innovation have focused attention on the importance of formal university-industry cooperative relationships in science and engineering. We have examined the status of, and potential for, university-industry research consortia and research partnerships and the current and prospective roles of the federal government in stimulating such relationships.