|STMA has been a leader in
developing tools for assessing foreign science and technology and
successfully has provided reports to various branches of the U.S.
Government since 1984. Technology assessment is the study and
of new or existing
It is based on the conviction that new developments within, and
discoveries by, the
community are best understood by an interdisciplinary
group of experts, including scientists as well as engineers and
economists who come with a background of serving in academia,
government and industry. STMA’s principal, Dr. George Gamota
initiated and helped develop such programs as: Foreign Applied
Sciences Assessment Center (FASAC), Japanese Technology Evaluation
Center (JTEC), U.S. Department of Defense’s EmergingTechnology (ET)
program, and the World Technology Evaluation Center (WTEC).
The outcomes of the
studies undertaken by these programs helped:
identify favorable conditions for the U.S. to
Invest in new
areas of research,
opportunities to jointly fund new areas of research.
In addition, these
threats and/or false claims and
funding from being wasted.
|Helping create a Business Incubator
|Assessing Japanese Government
|Reviewing plans for a Techno Park