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Archived updates for Wednesday, June 23, 2004

PCAST: Workshop on Federal-State R&D Cooperation, June 29, 2004, Cleveland, OH

The Inter-Continental Hotel and Conference Center
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio
Panel 1 – The Government/University/Industry Intersection – Elements of Success 9:45 – 11:05 a.m.
Panelists will discuss the elements of successful innovation with a focus on the Federal role in assisting State and local efforts.
Questions to Address: What drives successful innovation (and economic growth) within our federal and S&T systems?
What Federal-State links can be strengthened?
Panel 2 – Effective State S&T Strategies 11:10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Representatives from several States will present statements on how they have tried to maximize their policies and R&D to drive innovation.
Questions to Address: What strategies have States developed to pursue, and how have they been developed? Are the strategies S&T or economic development oriented, or both?
What can the Federal government do to improve the Federal-State cooperation as States execute their strategies?

Panel 3 – Aerospace: A Case Study of Sustaining a Mature Sector 1:25 – 2:45 p.m.

This session will focus on the strategies that have contributed to the continued presence of aerospace as an innovation leader in Ohio.
Questions to Address: What strategies are this mature sector pursuing to sustain its success?
What are the “lesson’s learned” and how can Federal-State cooperation be improved?

Panel 4 – Biotechnology: A Case Study of Emerging Sector Development 2:50 – 4:10 p.m.

This session will focus on the strategies being pursued to develop biotechnology as an innovation leader in Ohio, and the contributions of the Federal government to facilitate that activity.
Questions to Address: How is this sector organizing to emerge as a successful innovation leader?
What has worked well and what further must be accomplished to optimize success?
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