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Japan Hopes to Cash In On Industry-University Ties

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Science  29 Nov 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5292, pp. 1457-1458
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5292.1457


Tokyo—Japan's new push to get its universities to contribute more directly to economic growth has meant gleaming new labs and the latest equipment. It's also changed the way that the government funds academic research.