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By Steering Committee for Government-Industry Partnership for the Development of New Technologies, Technology, and Economic Policy Board on Science, National Research Council, Charles W. Wessner

NASA Ames learn middle, within the middle of Silicon Valley, is embarking on a software to strengthen a technological know-how and know-how park bringing jointly prime businesses and universities to capitalize on Ames remarkable challenge and placement. different tasks into account comprise the mixing of SBIR gives you with a deliberate on-site incubator, digital collaboration, and probably a brand new public enterprise capital software. The STEP Board was once requested through the NASA Administrator to carry a one-day symposium to check those projects. This file comprises commissioned learn papers and a precis of the complaints of the symposium geared up in accordance with the NASA request.

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6 This concept evolved from the older industrial parks, whose first incarnation was the Central Manufacturing District of Chicago, established in 1905. The modern prototype of the research park appeared after World War II with the creation of Menlo Park, California, in 1948. 7 By 1980 some 20 parks had been formed—enough to attract the attention of regions across the country. During the next 10 years the number of parks increased five-fold. Since 1990, however, reductions in government and industry spending have slowed this pace of growth considerably.

They can be protected by shielding, but shielding is heavy. What is needed is a degree of self-healing—a process developed in biological organisms. Autonomy and Intelligent Agents Space systems also need (like organisms) a degree of autonomy. A major issue is the total number of decisions that have to be made on a mission, and how often they have to be made by a human. For a sensor on or near Mars, communication with humans on Earth can take as long as 30 minutes, so a successful sensor is one that goes for long periods without requiring human input or response.

14 Ross C. org). 15 MANY GOALS—DIFFERENT METRICS The success of research parks is difficult to measure. As suggested above, they vary a great deal in terms of objectives, types of facilities, and supporting institutions. Reflecting the many goals and different circumstances, there is a corresponding lack of agreement on metrics. 18 Park developers often describe beneficial changes as results of park creation, but the park’s contribution to change is difficult to gauge. For example, many of the jobs attracted to a park might have come to the region in the absence of a park.

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