Research and identify how the U.S. government supports innovative technology activities in companies. Discuss at least two government sponsored programs and explain the positive effects these programs have on technology innovation in the private sector. Consider too the effect of no government sponsorship of technology and innovation. Would innovation still occur? Explain in some detail. Your paper should be 3-5 pages, APA style, with appropriately documented sources.
Sources must be used from Ashford Library and class book
Class book list below:
Estrin, J. (2009) Closing the Innovation Gap: Reigniting the spark of creativity in a global economy. New York: McGraw-Hill Co.