The Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the National Science Foundation, shall establish a program for the making of grants on a competitive basis to United States institutions of higher education and other United States not-for-profit organizations for the conduct of programs for scientists, engineers, and managers to learn Japanese language and culture.
(b) The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe in regulations the criteria for awarding a grant under the program for activities of an institution or organization referred to in subsection (a), including the following:
Whether scientists, engineers, and managers of defense laboratories and Department of Energy laboratories are permitted a level of participation in such activities that is beneficial to the development and application of defense critical technologies by such laboratories.
(2) Whether such activities include the placement of United States scientists, engineers, and managers in Japanese government and industry laboratories—
to improve the knowledge of such scientists, engineers, and managers in (i) Japanese language and culture, and (ii) the research and development and management practices of such laboratories; and
to provide opportunities for the encouragement of technology transfer from Japan to the United States.
Whether an appropriate share of the costs of such activities will be paid out of funds derived from non-Federal Government sources.
(Added Pub. L. 102–190, div. A, title VIII, § 828(a)
, Dec. 5, 1991
, 105 Stat. 1444
; amended Pub. L. 103–35, title II, § 201(c)(3)
, May 31, 1993
, 107 Stat. 98
; Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title X, § 1073(a)(39)
, Nov. 18, 1997
, 111 Stat. 1902
; Pub. L. 116–283, div. A, title XVIII, § 1867(e)(1)
, Jan. 1, 2021
, 134 Stat. 4282
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