The creation and adoption of new products, services, technologies and business models drives economic growth. Improving America’s standard of living and competitive edge depends on the nation’s ability to innovate. Without a targeted federal partnership, U.S. competitiveness will slip and economic growth will lag. Brookings experts describe how America’s innovation efforts may—or may not—be enough.
REUTERS/Mike Segar - Technician Mike Lattari prepares a flow cell slide for loading onto a genetic sequencing machine at a Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. laboratory at the biotechnology company's headquarters in Tarrytown, New York March 24, 2015. Drug manufacturers have begun amassing enormous troves of human DNA in hopes of significantly shortening the time it takes to identify new drug candidates, a move some say is transforming the development of medicines. The efforts will help researchers identify rare genetic mutations by scanning large databases of volunteers who agree to have their DNA sequenced and to provide access to detailed medical records. Picture taken March 24, 2015.
The consequences of cutting corporate R&D budgets
September 30, 2015, William A. Galston
Recent research suggests that large corporations have reduced their investment in basic research. In this post, William Galston looks at the implications of this shift.
Growth through Innovation
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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Darrell M. West
Vice President and Director, Governance Studies
Founding Director, Center for Technology Innovation
Walter D. Valdivia
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