STIP research and policy projects use analytical and policy research to provide strategic intelligence for initiatives in science, technology, and innovation-driven economic development.
- Using the ORCID ID and Emergence Scoring to Study Frontier Researchers – This project examines the potential of using the ORCID iD in bibliometric analyses.
- Forecasting Innovation Pathways of Big Data & Analytics – This project examines potential innovation pathways associated with Big Data & Analytics.
- International University Research Ventures: Implications for US Economic Competitiveness and National Security – This project studies the quantity, quality, and implications of joint research ventures between American universities and foreign universities/research institutes.
- Credibility and Use of Scientific and Technical Information in Science – This project examines the use and impacts of Science and Technology Information.
- Connections: STEM Educational Research Communities, Knowledge Transfer, and Contributions to Future Practice – This project examines linkages involving Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Education research (“STEM-ED”), particularly with Cognitive Science.
- Georgia Manufacturing Survey – This is a statewide study to assess the business and technological conditions of Georgia’s manufacturers.
- Southeastern Nanotechnology Infrastructure Corridor – This is a national initiative sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI), to develop a network research facilities; a social and ethical implications component is included.
- Innovation Co-Lab – This is a strategic partnership among Georgia Institute of Technology , the University of Manchester , and Beijing Institute of Technology to engage researchers in research projects and other related activities in the domain of science, technology, and innovation management and policy.
- Center for Nanotechnology in Society – This is a national initiative sponsored by the National Science Foundation to develop a program of real-time technology assessment in nanoscale science and engineering (NSE).
- Institutions for Technology Diffusion and Innovation – This project, sponsored by the Inter-American Development Bank, analyzes international experiences and practices of public technology extension service programs.
- Analyzing the Long-term Effectiveness of Business Assistance on Firm Productivity and Survival – This project examines the effects of receipt of business assistance services from the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) on manufacturing establishment performance. (The link goes outside of the STIP website.)
- Innovation in Georgia Manufacturing – The aim of this project is to better understand the attributes and practices of manufacturers in Georgia that prioritize innovation as a strategy for competing in the market place for sales.
- Building an Innovation Hub: Transformation of University Roles in Regional and Economic Development – This project examines the role of universities in economic development through a case study of Georgia Tech and complementary strategies in the state of Georgia.
- Knowledge Mapping of Nanotechnology in the U.S. South – This project profiles nanotechnology knowledge-based capabilities based on 11 indicators in five key areas: human capital, knowledge generation, patents, funding, and commercialization.
- Product and Services Innovation in SMEs – This study examines innovation in product and services in established small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises (SMEs).
- Adoption and Impacts of New Technologies and Techniques in the Paper Manufacturing Sector – This study examines innovation methods within the pulp and paper industry.
- Defining the Vaccine Research Domain in Georgia – This project seeks to develop a knowledge base of researchers in Georgia involved in emerging immunologically-focused and DNA-based vaccines.
- Correlates of Innovation Activity and Performance: A US-Europe Comparison – This project seeks to leverage and expand the Georgia Manufacturing Survey (GMS).
- Measurement and Analysis of Highly Creative Research in the US and Europe – This project investigates features of the meso (team, organizational, institutional) research environment.
- Technology Extension System Development for Chile – The aim of this project is to inform and assist The Chilean Economic Development Agency (Corporación de Fomento de la Producción, CORFO) in its efforts to develop Chile’s technology extension system.
- Pro Inno TrendChart – This European Commission project uses a network of national providers to monitor and appraise the innovation policy developments in Europe and internationally.
- ERAWATCH – The European Commission has launched a Network of Strategic Intelligence Providers that will assist in monitoring and analyzing research and innovation policies in Europe and internationally.
- Myke-2 – Study of Knowledge Content Building in Leading Sectors of the Malaysian Economy – This study builds upon the work and model developed in 2002-2005, adding new knowledge measurement concepts and analysis and allowing us to develop longitudinal data on knowledge development and innovation for a panel of manufacturing and services companies.
- The CREA Project – This is a large-scale international research program that aims to understand the environmental and institutional factors and mechanisms which stimulate and support scientists to accomplish highly-creative breakthrough research.
- Formative Evaluation of the Southeastern Automotive Manufacturing Technology Acceleration Center – One of five National Institute of Standards and Technology pilot projects to launch manufacturing technology acceleration centers. (The link goes outside of the STIP website.)