Accession Number : ADP002772

Title :   The Government Relationship to Industry in Technology Transfer and Development,

Corporate Author : IOWA STATE UNIV AMES CENTER FOR INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND SERVICE

Personal Author(s) : Swanson,D. H.

Report Date : 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : Iowa State University's Center for Industrial Research and Service conducted a survey of manufacturers in January 1982. This mail survey to the 3,764 manufacturers in Iowa was designed to reveal the problem areas and information needs manufacturers and processors. The survey also addressed information sources, technology development, productivity improvement, and how managers expected to improve operations. The role of government, government laboratories, universities, equipment manufacturers, and trade associations in technology transfer and development was delineated in the analysis.

Descriptors :   *Technology transfer, *United States Government, *Industrial research, *Research management, Universities, Management planning and control, Cooperation, Productivity, Surveys, Data acquisition, Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE