NIST Director offers insights into recent report on enhancing federally-funded inventions

About a month ago, we posted this article about a new report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology describes options for enhancing how federally-funded inventions move from the laboratory to the marketplace. Recently, R&D Magazine interviewed Walter Copan, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director, who amplified on the report and its recommendations. Click here to read his comments.

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