Turning the Page: Reimagining the National Labs in the 21st Century Innovation Economy
The National Labs are a tremendous R&D resource, but their operations are still based on a decades-old management model that no longer meets the needs of our modern innovation ecosystem. This study presents a series of concrete proposals for Congress and the Administration that can ensure the Labs better meet their mission and produce useful technologies that benefit the American economy.
NATIONAL JOURNAL | June 19, 2013
U.S. Bureaucracy Stymies Commercial Innovation, Report Says
ITIF, the Heritage Foundation and the Center for American Progress release new report on reforming the National Labs System.
SCIENCE | June 21, 2013
Remake Management of DOE Labs, Report Argues
The sad truth is that the institutional management structures that govern the National Labs have not advanced far beyond the Cold War.
SCIENCE | July 11, 2013
House Science Panel Gives Big Hug to Reform of DOE Labs
A Bipartisan group of lawmakers shows their praise for ideas on how to reform the DOE’s National Labs.