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Why we need a Federal Lab Innovation Authority: Unlocking Our Federal Lab Resources for Economic Growth

May 21, 2012View for printing

Each year over $30 billion is spent by federal laboratories for internal research and development, nearly as much as the federal government spends on university research. The approximately 1,000 federal research labs in the U.S. also employ tens of thousands of government scientists, including Nobel Prize winners, producing advanced technologies through their sophisticated research facilities.

Brian Darmody & Richard Bendis

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