News | Aug. 15, 2005

DTP-017: The Science and Technology Innovation Conundrum

By Timothy Coffey, Jill Dahlburg, and Elihu Zimet DTP-017

This study is motivated by the observation that the state of health of the United States S&T enterprise seems to be simultaneously characterized by opposite assessments. The purpose of this study is to shed light on how this conundrum has come about, and from this perspective to evaluate potential impacts of the underlying drivers of the conundrum on the technological positioning and ultimate national security of the U.S.