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"The Power of Place 2.0: The Power of Innovation—10 Steps for Creating Jobs, Improving Technology Commercialization, and Building Communities of Innovation"

March 5, 2010View for printing

Our newest publication, entitled The Power of Place 2.0: The Power of Innovation (authored by Brian Darmody, Associate Vice President for Research and Economic Development at the University of Maryland) calls for specific legislative and policy reforms to:

• Encourage development into designated communities of innovation

• Improve technology transfer through reform of restrictions

• Support proof-of-concept funding

• Create a congressionally-chartered technology intermediary organization

• Connect federal researchers with private companies

• Create more private sector involvement near federal labs

• Expand corporate R& D credits

• Reform export controls

• Redefine “private use” restrictions in university facilities

• Include entrepreneurship in STEM initiatives

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