think tank

Definitions

Commerce

  • noun a group of experts who advise or put forward plans

Media Studies

  • noun a committee of experts that undertakes research or gives advice, especially to a government

Politics

  • noun a group of experts, academics and politicians who discuss important political, economic and social problems and suggest how they should be solved. Their suggestions are sometimes adopted by government, which may set up similar groups of its own.
http://www.dictionarycentral.com/definition/think-tank.html