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2/5/24

Fueling the Future: Assessing and Advancing Innovation Ecosystems

Feb. 6, 2024—Building and strengthening innovation ecosystems is a hot topic in the world of cross-sector research partnerships. Large-scale funding opportunities in the United States and beyond have generated hundreds […]

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1/30/24

The Evolution and Impact of Joint Faculty Employment in University-Industry Collaborations

Jan. 30, 2024—With increasing demand for top talent in fields like cloud computing, data science, and AI, it’s tempting for companies to recruit prestigious university faculty from their academic posts […]

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1/23/24

Building Innovation: Designing Spaces for Innovation and Discovery

Jan. 23, 2024—A space is more than walls and windows. It’s an environment that helps shape human interaction, innovation, and discovery. Intentional, human-centered design can influence behavior where people work […]

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1/16/24

Collaboration Crossroads: Bayh Dole Act, March-In Rights, and Impact on Partnerships

Jan. 16, 2024—In the United States, the Bayh-Dole Act of 1980 was a turning point for the research and commercialization landscape—allowing universities to protect and commercialize discoveries resulting from federally […]

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1/9/24

Talent Tides: The Expanding Landscape of the Tech Workforce

Jan. 9, 2024—Worldwide, there’s been an unprecedented emphasis on regional economic development and innovation capacity. Programs increasingly support innovation and technological breakthroughs in regions outside the usual tech centers. The […]

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1/2/24

Innovation Intersections: The Role of Spinouts in the Research Ecosystem

Jan. 2, 2024—Every time you’re asked to prove you’re not an internet bot by selecting the right images in a reCAPTCHA prompt, you’re interacting with a university spinout. reCAPTCHA originated […]

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12/19/23

Who Pays for Research? Global R&D Funding by the Numbers

Dec. 19, 2023—As the year draws to a close, it’s a fitting time to reflect on the progress, challenges, and opportunities that have shaped the R&D funding landscape both in […]

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12/12/23

Coincidence as Catalyst: The Nexus of Serendipity, Collaboration, and Productivity in U-I Partnerships

Dec. 12, 2023—Collaboration—working together to pursue a mutually beneficial goal—is the heart of university-industry research partnerships. Often, collaboration is sparked by a chance encounter, when the right people are brought […]

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12/5/23

Navigating Global Research: Aligning with International Priorities

Dec. 5, 2023—More governments worldwide are realizing the transformational power of research and dedicating time and resources to develop strategies to solve real-world problems. Often, these strategies include identified priorities […]

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11/28/23

University-Industry Partnerships in the Age of ARPA

Nov. 28, 2023—Beginning with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) founding in 1958, the United States has had great success with the ARPA model. These agencies are known for […]

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