Systems Re-engineering


System Re-engineering

A New Policy Framework for the American R&D System in a Changed World

Melissa Flagg

Paul Harris

September 2020

The United States must adopt a new approach to R&D policy to optimize the diversity of the current system, manage the risks of system dispersion and deliver the benefits of R&D to society. This policy brief provides a new framework for understanding the U.S. R&D ecosystem and recommendations for repositioning the role of the federal government in R&D.

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