Tag Archives: basic research

Vice presidents for research beg for Directive 10-289.

Here’s a bit from the APLU/AAU fakographic on university technology transfer: And here’s a bit from “‘Miracle machine of U.S. innovation is in danger,” a new op/ed by Kelvin Droegemeier and Daniel Reed. Droegemeier is the vice president for research at … Continue reading

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The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 14

The start is here: The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 1 Three sorts of university invention We can then distinguish three sorts of invention arising in federally funded research at universities: inventive tools, inventive tools that can be sold … Continue reading

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The basic researcher as poet-maker

In 1953, the NSF in its third annual report publishes a discussion of basic research. In its opening paragraph, the NSF associates scientific creativity with that of “poet or painter”: A worker in basic scientific research is motivated by a … Continue reading

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