Research Collaborations Between Universities and Department of Defense Laboratories

IDA document: d-5230
FFRDC: Science and Technology Policy Institute
Type: Documents
Nayanee Gupta, Brian J. Sergi, Emma D. Tran, Rashida Nek, Susannah V. Howieson See more authors
This document examines the current landscape of research partnerships between Department of Defense (DOD) laboratories and universities, with the goal of recommending steps to reduce barriers faced in these undertakings and to increase the number of collaborations between the two entities. The work was is informed by structured discussions with members of the research community as well as research leaders, both at universities and at DOD laboratories. The factors contributing to the barriers are delineated and recommendations for policy actions to change the status quo are made.