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Title Meeting global challenges : German-U.S. innovation policy : summary of a symposium / Charles W. Wessner, rapporteur ; Committee on Comparative National Innovation Policies: Best Practice for the 21st Century ; Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy ; Policy and Global Affairs ; National Research Council of the National Academies
Published Washington, D.C. : The National Academies Press, [2012]
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Contents Preface -- Overview -- Welcome / Gert G. Wagner, Chairman, Executive Board, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Alan Wm. Wolff, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, and Chair, U.S. National Academies Committee on Comparative National Innovation Policies -- Opening remarks for Germany / Georg Schütte, State Secretary for Education and Research -- Opening remarks for the United States / The Honorable Philip Murphy, U.S. Ambassador to Germany -- Keynote address / John Fernandez, Assistant Secretary, U.S. Economic Development Administration -- Panel I, Current trends in innovation policy / moderator: Jens Schmidt-Ehmcke, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) -- Keynote address / Werner Hoyer, Minister of State at the Foreign Office (Auswertiges Amt) -- Panel II, Competition and cooperation in a global economy / moderator: Katharina Schlüter, Finance -- Panel III, Human resources, competition for manpower, and the internationalization of labor / oderator: Irwin Collier, John F. Kennedy Institute, Free University Berlin (FU Berlin -- Panel IV, Growing universities for the 21st century / moderator: Reinhard Grunwald, Director, Zentrum für Wissenschaftsmanagement e.V. Speyer (ZWM) -- Roundtable, Competition and cooperation: systematic challenges / chair: Peter Engardio, Senior Writer, BusinessWeek (retired) Panel V, Helping small business: current trends and programs / moderator: David Audretsch, Director, Institute for Development Strategies, Indiana University -- Panel VI, Early-stage finance and entrepreneurship / moderator: Alexander Kritikos, Research Director, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) -- Panel VII, Policies and programs for CO2 reduction / moderator: Claudia Kemfert, Head of Energy, Transportation, and Environment Department, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) -- Panel VIII, Building electric vehicle industries / moderator: Andreas Möller, Head of Division Policy and Social Consulting, acatech, the German Academy of Science and Engineering -- Panel IX, Medical/biomedical innovation for the 21st century / moderator: Charles W. Wessner, Director, Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, The U.S. National Academies -- Panel X, Policies and programs to build solar industries / moderator: Peter Strunk, WISTA Management GmbH, and Adlershof Science Park, Berlin -- Roundtable, Energy change : what are the consequences for the German and U.S. innovation systems? / chair: Tim Stuchtey, Director, Brandenburgisches Institut für Gessellschaft und Sicherheit -- Closing remarks / Alan Wm. Wolff, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, and Chair, The U.S. National Academies Committee on Comparative National Innovation Policies, Klaus F. Zimmermann, Director, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) III
Notes Summary of symposium presentation and an introduction examining the policy issues raised in the conference, held by Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy (STEP)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; titled from PDF title page (National Academies Press, viewed December 20, 2016)
Subject Communication in international trade.
Cooperation -- Germany -- United States -- Congresses.
International trade -- Congresses.
Germany (West) -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Congresses.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Germany (West) -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Wessner, Charles W., contributor
National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, issuing body
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Comparative National Innovation Policies: Best Practice for the 21st Century, issuing body
National Research Council (U.S.). Policy and Global Affairs, issuing body
ISBN 0309263603 (electronic bk)
9780309263603 (electronic bk)