Accession Number : ADA291399

Title :   National Laboratories: Are Their R&D Activities Related to Commercial Product Development?

Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC PROGRAM EVALUATION AND METHODOLOGY DI V

PDF Url : ADA291399

Report Date : 25 NOV 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 98

Abstract : You asked us to consider how the national laboratories of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) can best be focused to help solve the problems our nation faces during the current decade. As a beginning, we have developed an inventory of the human and capital resources housed in the national laboratories that wIll provide baseline data for future reports on a number of DOE laboratory policy issues. This report addresses the Committee's interest in the current balance of the research effort in the 10 laboratories' research programs. It examines the extent to which the national laboratories are engaged now in basic and applied research or in research related to commercial product development.

Descriptors :   *PRODUCTION, *COMMERCIAL EQUIPMENT, WARFARE, GLOBAL, INDUSTRIES, POLICIES, COMMERCE, HUMANS, BASE LINES, ENGINEERING, COLD WAR, BALANCE, INVENTORY, LABORATORIES, IDAHO.

Subject Categories : Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE