Report of the AAAS Blue Ribbon Panel, The NSF Science and Technology Centers Integrative Partnerships Program, 2000-2009
Date Published: 
17 December 2010

This report responds to a National Science Foundation (NSF) need to assess the performance and accomplishments of its Science and Technology Centers (STC) Integrative Partnerships Program, 2000-2009, against program goals and objectives in research, education, knowledge transfer, diversity, and integrative partnerships. In assessing the effectiveness of the STC mode of support for addressing grand science and technology challenges and emerging opportunities, the report envisions how the STC program can continue to advance U.S. leadership in science and technology.