innovation lifecycle

(3) Innovation lifecycle .— The term “innovation lifecycle” means the process of innovating through— (A) the identification of a need; (B) the establishment of the scope of research to address that need; (C) setting an agenda; (D) carrying out research, development, deployment, and testing of the resulting technology or innovation; and (E) carrying out an evaluation of the costs and benefits of the resulting technology or innovation.


23 USC § 501(3)

Scoping language

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