Webinar: Evolving a Small Technology Transfer Office: Growing Up Without Selling Out

March 06, 2019
Every technology transfer office (TTO), no matter its size, is trying to get technologies out to the market whether by licensing the technology, collaborating via research projects, or spinning out a startup or other new commercial entity. Small offices face an additional challenge of... Read More

The Future of Defense Innovation Lies In Commercial R&D

February 13, 2019
During the Cold War, the Western defense research paradigm depended on two key factors: the ability of the DoD to forecast threats for decades ahead and the funds needed to match the threat analysis and turn R&D planning into functioning technologies. Much of this spending was driven by a fear of... Read More

Webinar: How R&D Alliances Lead to Breakthrough Innovations

February 04, 2019
Is disruptive innovation a waste of effort? Everyone these days feels the tug of disruption. Blockchain will revolutionize banking. Autonomous vehicles will upend transportation. Pick any industry, and you’ll find a disruptive threat somewhere on the horizon. Read More

How Do Technology Silos Form in CPG?

February 04, 2019
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Is innovation a dirty word?

January 28, 2019
A friend of mine, let’s call him Dave, is the Director of Emerging Technologies at a F500 company. The week after Thanksgiving, he told me something remarkable. Read More

Blockchain’s International Footprint

January 14, 2019
Sometimes, when a breakthrough technology emerges, expertise is concentrated in a small group of specialists, and one or two regional ecosystems dominate the landscape. In the past, tapping into that knowledge base might have meant attending a few conferences, working the Valley’s network, and then... Read More

Establishing University Partnerships

January 14, 2019
For innovation teams, establishing academic partnerships is a promising investment in the future of its R&D efforts and long-term viability as an organization. As the competitive pressure increases, it becomes increasingly important for innovation teams to identify promising new technologies before... Read More

4 Aspects of Managing an R&D Pipeline

January 03, 2019
For most organizations, the R&D pipeline represents the aspirations and goals of the company. As such, it is typically the sole source of future product developments and potential innovation, as most organizations do not fully realize the potential of external innovation to complement their... Read More

How the Internet of Things Drives Innovation

December 20, 2018
Within the innovation space, one of the key points of expansion is the application of leaps in information technology to the physical world. Just as the internet revolution brought about change by networking computers, another similar revolution seeks to bring about change by networking and... Read More

Mid-market Firms Need Innovation

December 12, 2018
While the innovation prowess of the top-performing companies are well known, the “big business” side of the market only represents one-third of the $30 trillion dollars in private sector gross receipts. The mid-market, representing another third, is largely defined as firms with annual revenues of... Read More
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