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 ...
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 ...