21 May '13, 6pm

“Seven or Never”: Emerging Technology’s Seven-Year Odyssey: The Nanoclast looks back to see where the technolo...

“Seven or Never”: Emerging Technology’s Seven-Year Odyssey: The Nanoclast looks back to see where the technolo...

So how do we rejuvenate languishing technologies, and keep others from languishing in the first place? According to Dobson, some “robust tweaking” is in order, and he cited some examples in the U.K, like the Knowledge Transfer Networks (KTN) set up by the Technology Strategy Board in the UK. Organizations like the KTN, and others such as the new Catapult Centres and High Value Manufacturing Centres, Dobson believes have the right mix for promoting innovation that includes close cooperation between government, industry and research centers. Dobson also believes that there needs to be an increased emphasis at universities on the concept of innovation and skills in entrepreneurship with courses to support that emphasis. "All of these can improve the situation," Dobson notes.

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/nanoclast/at-work/innovation/sev...

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