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21st Century Manufacturing : the Role of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program /
Committee on 21st Century Manufacturing: the Role of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Policy and Global Affairs, National Research Council of the National Academies ; Philip P. Shapira, Committee Chairman ; Charles W. Wessner, Editor.
imprint
Washington, D.C. : The National Academies Press, [2013]
description
xiv, 476 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
ISBN
0309291178 (pbk.), 9780309291170 (pbk.)
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Book
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imprint
Washington, D.C. : The National Academies Press, [2013]
isbn
0309291178 (pbk.)
9780309291170 (pbk.)
contents note
The structure and role of MEP -- U.S. manufacturing in global context -- MEP and lean manufacturing -- Development of MEP center metrics -- MEP center performance measures and evaluations of program outcomes -- New approach: next generation strategy -- Foreign programs to support applied research and manufacturing -- Findings and recommendations -- Appendixes: A1. Canada's industrial research assistance program (IRAP) -- A2. Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft: the German model of applied research -- A3. Taiwan's industrial technology research institute: a cradle of future industries -- A4. Catapult: Britain's new initiative in applied research -- A5. The Carnot initiative in France -- B. An evaluation of the MEP: a cross study analysis / Jan Youtie -- C1. MEP center data (FY2010-2011) -- C2. Open-ended responses from center directors -- D. Bibliography.
catalogue key
10349694
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 466-476).

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