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How Tech Market Makers Build Value - strategy+business
The fact is, a large R&D budget doesn’t always translate into big investments in innovation and new markets. In many organizations, most R&D is aimed at adding incremental features to existing products or portfolios. The funds for creating new markets, often shunted into a special projects category, are typically far too small to move the needle. Market makers set their R&D priorities differently.
research&development  research-commercialization  applied-research  basic-research  Around-the-web  high-tech  this-week-446 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
Innovation is a key differentiator among auto companies - Industrial Insights - PwC
To gain further insights we surveyed a sample of leaders and managers to find out about their innovation efforts. Our analysis revealed that both the high-leverage innovators and the larger universe of companies that report relatively high performance share the following six key characteristics...
innovation  research&development  applied-research  automotive-industry  this-week-444  Around-the-web 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
How the U.S. Can Rebuild Its Capacity to Innovate - HBR
Many U.S. firms have long had a simple mantra: “Invent here, manufacture there.” But, increasingly, those same companies are now choosing to invent as well as manufacture abroad. From automotive to semiconductors to pharma to clean energy, America’s innovation centers have shifted east, offering growing evidence that the U.S. has lost what Harvard Business School’s Willy Shih calls the “industrial commons”: indispensable production skills and capabilities.
china  innovation-centers  applied-research  research&development  research-commercialization  tech-transfer  semi-conductor  electronics-industry  offshoring  competitiveness  Around-the-web  this-week-440-top 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
Recent Research: Meaningful results from R&D becoming more costly - SSTI
Declining research production may in part be explained by firms shifting to ‘defensive' R&D to protect their market positions.
research&development  applied-research  basic-research  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-428-top 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
Here's Why It's So Hard It's So Hard To Bring Science To Market - Digital Tonto
We’re entering a new era of innovation in which technologies like genomics, nanotechnology and robotics are going to reshape traditional industries like energy, healthcare and manufacturing.

That’s exciting, but also poses new challenges, because these technologies are ill-suited to the Silicon Valley model of venture-funded entrepreneurship and need help to them get past the Valley of Death.
research-commercialization  capital-access  Around-the-web  applied-research  this-week-427 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
Revitalizing Space Exploration Would Boost U.S. Manufacturing - Forbes
In the last decade, however, the rise of China and other competitors in space slowly led to recognition of the commercial promise and the national defense peril of falling behind in this field. Fortunately, visionary new players in the space launch business at the same time saw the commercial opportunity and helped fill the void left by the unimaginative federal program.
applied-research  Aerospace  research&development  research-commercialization  Around-the-web  this-week-427 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
Revitalizing Space Exploration Would Boost U.S. Manufacturing - Forbes
The symbiotic relationship between government basic research and private sector technology development depends on a steady stream of new funding, for which private firms only infrequently have the resources.
Around-the-web  this-week-424  applied-research  basic-research  public-private-partnerships  Aerospace  nasa 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
U.S. drone program taps Apple, passes over Amazon, China's DJI - Reuters
Among the winners were microchip maker Intel Corp, plane maker Airbus SE, ride services company Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], delivery company FedEx Corp and software maker Microsoft Corp.

The contest drew 149 bids from locales looking to host flights at night, flights over people and other drone operations that U.S. rules prohibit. The applicants listed companies they would partner with in the experiments, and the winners may have a head start at the billions of dollars and tens of thousands of jobs the young industry expects to create.
uav-aerospace  Aerospace  industry-reports  public-private-partnerships  research&development  applied-research  Around-the-web  research-commercialization  this-week-424 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
IU one of six universities helping Air Force 'invent the future today' - Indiana University
As the Air Force reviews its science and technology strategy, it's looking to the scientific community, higher education and business professionals to ensure it's staying on the leading edge of technological advances.
defense-sector  university-economic-development  public-private-partnerships  basic-research  applied-research  research-commercialization  STEM-workforce  Around-the-web  this-week-420 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
MIT Raising Big Bucks From Corporations to Fund A.I. “Moonshots” - Xconomy
MIT plans to raise “hundreds of millions of dollars” from companies and philanthropic donors for a long-term, wide-ranging research initiative bringing together faculty, students, staff, and industry to attempt to better understand human intelligence—and use that knowledge to deliver breakthroughs in artificial intelligence that might have a broad impact on society.
ai  basic-research  university-economic-development  applied-research  industry4.0  Around-the-web  this-week-411-top  public-private-partnerships 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Development authority OKs $65M in bonds for Georgia Tech project - mdjonline.com
The Atlanta-based university had sought the bonds to buy 32.5 acres on the northern portion of Lockheed’s property adjacent to Dobbins Air Reserve Base and the Georgia Tech Research Institute, an applied research arm of the school. The funds will also go toward construction, renovations and equipment at four existing buildings on the site to provide additional research space.
this-week-400  Around-the-web  regional-reports  applied-research  university-economic-development  Georgia  Aerospace 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
An Innovation-Led Boost for US Manufacturing - The Boston Consulting Group
The US remains dominant at the front end of R&D: the nation invests three times as much as any other economy in basic research, which focuses on the pursuit of scientific knowledge, and applied research, which turns discoveries into technologies useful to industry. But the picture is different when it comes to the back end of the R&D chain— development research, which translates new knowledge from basic and applied research into commercial products and new manufacturing processes.
applied-research  basic-research  research&development  competitiveness  china  Around-the-web  this-week-383-top 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
2017 Survey of Global Investment and Innovation Incentives - Deloitte US
In most countries and industry sectors, an elaborate system of financial incentives is available to fuel R&D, innovation, capital expansion, energy sustainability, employment, and training. The content in this global survey is organized so that you can quickly hone in on the government incentives that are of greatest interest to you
research&development  innovation  basic-research  applied-research  taxes-incentives  Around-the-web  this-week-381 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
2017 Industrial Manufacturing Trends - PwC
To take advantage of digitization, industrial manufacturers need new operating models, aggressive hiring, smart partnerships, and targeted investments.
additive-manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  skilled-labor  workforce-development  big-data  industrial-internet  internet-of-things  applied-research 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
Pentagon Playing Key Role in Reshaping U.S. Industrial Future - National Defense Industrial Association
The Pentagon, notably, has been assembling a large network of government, private-sector and academic players in a bid to secure access to critical technologies the military needs, while also trying to motivate corporations to invest in advanced manufacturing research.
public-private-partnerships  defense-sector  government-policy  research&development  research-commercialization  applied-research  Around-the-web 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
How automakers can get the most value from Silicon Valley - Operations Extranet by McKinsey & Company
Since the internet boom in the late 1990s, ten of the global OEMs and five of the big system suppliers have opened offices in Silicon Valley, collectively employing hundreds—by this writing, very likely well more than a thousand—of specialists working on future automotive topics to be transferred to headquarters around the world.
automotive-industry  silicon-valley  industry-reports  advanced-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-356  research&development  applied-research 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Supplier Collaboration Critical to Success - IndustryWeek
A look at how Pratt & Whitney manages its extended supply chain reveals the importance of working with small suppliers and community colleges.
global-supply-chain  supply-chain  OEMs  community-colleges  aerospace  Around-the-web  applied-research  advanced-manufacturing  workforce-training  connecticut  maine  new-england 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
DOD, NSA Enter A New World Order: U.S. Is Now Dependent On Foreign Companies For Its Most Sensitive Electronics - Manufacturing & Technology News
Washington legislators have re-awakened to concerns over the Defense Department's inability to plan for and deal with what is now the final stage in the shift of American microelectronics production offshore. Congress wants the Pentagon to figure out how it is going to deal with issues associated with purchasing "trusted" electronics for military weapons and national security surveillance systems from foreign and foreign-owned producers.
tech-transfer  electronics-industry  defense-sector  government-policy  business-globalization  semi-conductor  applied-research  Around-the-web  this-week-354 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Argonne National Lab launches incubator to help science startups - Chicago Tribune
Argonne National Laboratory is launching an incubator for science-fueled startups, attempting to narrow the gap those companies often face between the lab and the marketplace.
incubators  tech-transfer  research-commercialization  applied-research  government-policy  national-labratories  illinois  Around-the-web  this-week-354 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Innovation outposts and the evolution of corporate R&D - The Berkeley Blog
To adapt to the current frenetic pace of innovation, corporations have created a new organizational structure called the Innovation Outpost. They are placing these outposts at the center of the source of innovation: startup ecosystems.
innovation-hubs  research&development  applied-research  startup  Around-the-web  this-week-351-top 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Searching for Eureka: IBM’s path back to greatness, and how it could change the world - Quartz
This is IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights—the crown jewel of its network of research facilities. It’s a world away from the corporate headquarters, just 11 miles down the road in Armonk. Inside, tucked away in tiny laboratories, IBM has scientists working, as it has for the last 54 years, on projects that could give it another world-altering technology, like those in the list above.
research&development  applied-research  IBM  new-york  research-commercialization  Around-the-web  this-week-333  innovation-centers  research-center 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Innovation Complex Reflects SD’s New Economy - GlobeSt.com
San Diego State University recently broke ground on a new engineering and interdisciplinary sciences complex, a future hotspot for collaborative collisions between engineers and biologists, mathematicians and entrepreneurs and a key piece in SDSU’s drive to become a top-50 public research university
research&development  basic-research  applied-research  SAN-DIEGO  university-economic-development  Around-the-web  this-week-332 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Interactive: Where Companies Spend Their R&D Money - strategy+business
Corporate R&D has become overwhelmingly global. According to the 2015 Global Innovation 1000 study, 94 percent of the world’s biggest innovators now conduct parts of their R&D programs abroad. But where they spend their R&D money has changed dramatically. Asia is now the top destination for corporate R&D spending, followed by North America and Europe. In 2007, the three regions were ranked in reverse order.
research&development  Around-the-web  this-week-331  applied-research  research-commercialization  business-globalization 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
NASA's Venture Into Open Innovation Could Unlock The Future - Forbes
NASA is making its patent portfolio available to all inventors for free, and the world as we know it might very well be about to change.
research&development  applied-research  research-commercialization  NASA  Around-the-web  this-week-327 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
How Cities Can Capitalize on Local Tech Innovation - The Experts - WSJ
Too often, technology insights fly out of local research centers and university labs and into the global production system with no stop for job creation anywhere near to home. The result is a missed opportunity—both for nations and local places but also tech companies, which may be losing out on the powerful synergies of co-located innovation and growth.
university-economic-development  applied-research  research-commercialization  research&development  Metros  Around-the-web  this-week-327  economic-development-news 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
NM labs crucial in tech transfer - Albuquerque Journal News
The U.S. Department of Energy is markedly stepping up efforts to promote commercialization of new technologies from DOE laboratories nationwide, and New Mexico’s labs are playing a critical role in the process.
government-policy  energy  research-commercialization  research&development  basic-research  applied-research  Around-the-web  this-week-326 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
UNIVERSITY PARK: Penn State’s Applied Research Lab celebrates 70 years - CentreDaily.com
ARL is one of just 13 University Affiliated Research Centers in the country, and of just five that work with the Navy. UARCs are a special category of college research organizations maintaining a “long-term strategic relationship” with the U.S. Department of Defense. Those relationships don’t get much longer in term than Penn State’s.
applied-research  research-commercialization  research&development  university-economic-development  Pennsylvania  Around-the-web  defense-sector  this-week-325 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
The Innovation Race: Why It's More Important Than Ever for Public & Private Sectors to Invest in Basic R&D - Gray Construction
Basic R&D has no clear end-goal, but is the kind of research from which world-changing discoveries are made. It provides the building blocks for industry to conduct applied research to innovate and develop new, more sophisticated products and services. Without basic R&D, lifesaving cancer treatments may have never materialized. The U.S. would never have become the leader in silicon transistor manufacturing— think no Silicon Valley. And, the Internet may not exist.
basic-research  applied-research  research&development  research-commercialization  innovation  competitiveness  Around-the-web  this-week-323 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
How the US Can Protect Its Intellectual Property - IndustryWeek
When are we going to get the message that China is dedicated to replacing the U.S. as the preeminent economy in the world and that getting our R&D and technologies is the key?
research&development  tech-transfer  research-commercialization  applied-research  u.s.-manufacturing  china  business-globalization  competitiveness  Around-the-web  this-week-315 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
The Changing Nature of U.S. Basic Research: Trends in Funding Sources - SSTI
Ultimately, the nature of basic research – long horizons, unknown rewards, and high costs – indicates why some sectors, namely the private sector, may seek shorter term options. A better understanding of the changing nature of funding sources for basic research may be useful in understanding the current state of research and development in the U.S.
research&development  this-week-307  Around-the-web  applied-research  research-commercialization  competitiveness 
may 2015 by areadevelopment

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