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US National Science Foundation technology wing takes flight

Image: Marc Smith [CC BY 2.0], via Flickr

Long-awaited technology directorate launches, promising to engage with society in commercialising research outcomes

A new technology wing of the United States funding agency for non-medical sciences, the National Science Foundation, has launched with the aim to capitalise on the market potential of research results.

Lawmakers from both major parties in Congress have long been talking up the promise of a technology directorate at the NSF to boost US leadership in emerging technologies.

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