Federally-Funded Innovation Inducement Prizes

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This report discusses the status of current federally-funded innovation inducement prizes, addresses the different types of prizes, analyzes when prizes may be appropriate and effective, and summarizes assessments that have been made of their effectiveness. The report also provides the lessons that may be learned from completed competitions, and policy options for those
Members of Congress interested in taking action regarding federally-funded innovation inducement prizes. The report concludes with an overview of 111th congressional activities regarding prizes.

Creator(s): Stine, Deborah D.
Creation Date: June 29, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Stine, Deborah D.

Specialist in Science and Technology Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: June 29, 2009
Description:

This report discusses the status of current federally-funded innovation inducement prizes, addresses the different types of prizes, analyzes when prizes may be appropriate and effective, and summarizes assessments that have been made of their effectiveness. The report also provides the lessons that may be learned from completed competitions, and policy options for those
Members of Congress interested in taking action regarding federally-funded innovation inducement prizes. The report concludes with an overview of 111th congressional activities regarding prizes.

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29 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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