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The 2017 R&D 100 Conference Convenes in Orlando

The R&D 100 Awards have served as the most prestigious innovations awards program in research and development for the past 55 years, honoring pioneers in science and technology. In 2015, the R&D 100 Conference was launched as an educational event that both celebrates the historic R&D 100 Awards and provides an educational opportunity that is unique for the R&D community ...

R&D 100 Conference Day 2: Innovate the Way You Innovate!

Forget everything you’ve ever learned about innovation and invention. According to Stephen Shapiro, the brain is not created for innovation, but rather for survival.

“Don’t think outside the box, find a better box,” said the hall-of-fame speaker while delivering the second keynote on Thursday, Day 2 of the second annual R&D 100 Conference in Washington, D.C.

Shapiro said ...

R&D 100 Special Report: Moon Shot Unicorns Waiting to be Tapped

According to Rosemarie Truman, there are more than 150,000 federally funded inventions available for further development and commercialization at universities, hospitals, federal labs and other research institutions, but many of them don’t make it into the marketplace.

Some of these inventions are highly promising and could produce new drugs or launch new markets.

Statistically, 1.28 percent or 1 ...

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