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Technology Opportunities

Technology is transforming industries and creating opportunities for innovation and economic growth. Governments and businesses turn to SRI's Center for Science, Technology, and Economic Development to chart a path for the intelligent use of technology for broad economic development goals.

SRI researchers assess technology infrastructure and development processes, and forecast future trends to identify new growth opportunities.

Projects

OER Degree Initiative

The OER Degree Initiative is a multi-funder program led by Achieving the Dream to enable community colleges to replace commercial instructional materials with open educational resources (OER) for courses necessary to complete a degree. SRI will examine the academic and economic impacts and...

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Economic Development Strategy for Virginia

In 2009, Virginia Governor Tim Kaine acted upon SRI recommendations to make strategic investments to nurture statewide innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of up-and-coming technologies.

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Strategic Planning for Saudi Arabia’s KAUST

To determine the optimal focus for the new university, SRI assessed the technology and educational needs and resources of the Kingdom's industry and society.

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Economic Impacts of Engineering Research Centers

SRI measured the impacts of industry and academic collaborations aimed at strengthening U.S. competitiveness in engineering research.