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Federal Influences on Biomedical Technology Innovation

1st Edition

By Lilly B. Gardner


170 pages

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Published in 1994, this book examines a small segment of the medical technology innovation process to characterize the manner in which the federal government influences small business-based investigators to participate or withdraw from the medical technology innovation process. It provides an historical account of the federal government's involvement in biomedical technology research and development, and traces the social and economic significance of this involvement.

Table of Contents

1. Health and Government 2. Federal Involvement 3. Social Significance 4. Economic Significance 5. The Role of the Investigtor 6. Investigative Procedures 7. Results and Discussion 8. Conclusions and Recommendations.

About the Author

Lilly B. Gardner

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology

Originally published between 1967 and 1999 the 50 volumes in this set examine the impact of technology on economics and international business. The volumes:

  • Present a synthesis of business functions and economic analysis and ask what the implications for skills development are and the effect of public policy
  • Report on global companies' experience with computers in company training in such areas as banking, finance, insurance, manufacturing, IT, the retail industry, transport, telecommunications and energy.
  • Look at the way in which some businesses in high technology manufacturing industry have organised their structures and processes in order to manage product innovation effectively.


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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business