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  • Wolfgang Henkel
  • Rolf-Peter Kraft
  • Harald zur Hausen

Abstract

In Germany, public funding of nonuniversity facilities for science, research, and development currently amounts to DM 13 billion annually. This support is motivated by the desire to provide a secure future for all citizens. The expectation is that, by supporting fundamental research (both pure and target oriented) and also applied research, results can be obtained that are of benefit to society and to the process of economic development. The patenting of ideas, the generation of useful know-how, and the issuing of licenses are valuable byproducts of this research: although not the top priority they are nonetheless an important indication of the success of government research funding.

Keywords

Albumin Europe Income Assure Dialag 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Henkel
  • Rolf-Peter Kraft
    • 1
  • Harald zur Hausen
  1. 1.Central LibraryGermany

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