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Department of Commerce

Put NTIS reports online: save $ and unleash economic development

The massive trove of technical reports at the National Technical Information Service, a branch of the Dept of Commerce, should be posted online for free public use to spur economic development and save agency operating expense. NTIS holds over 3 million government technical reports, written by government contractors and agency laboratories. All of these reports are unclassified and designated as public. A large fraction... more »

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Integrated NASA wide patent management and licensing

Presently each of approximately 10 different NASA centers manages their own patent portfolio and licensing function. While NASA HQ oversees part of these functions, NASA HQ could also consolidate invention disclosures, patent filings, patent maintenance, and foreign activities. NASA HQ could also at the same time manage commercialization activities aligned with their new space vision, to extract maximum licensing and... more »

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