Innovation, Efficiency Necessary for Navy Modernization

February 24, 2016

Innovation is one of the keys to opening the door to maritime supremacy, but the acquisition system is tilted against it, according to panel members discussing what is missing in the defense innovation agenda. Panel moderator Jay M.

Science of Innovation (2016)

February 22, 2016

From 3-D bioprinting that could one day generate heart tissue to origami-inspired structures built for medicine and space exploration, a new set of educational videos continues an exploration begun three years ago inside t

Five Costs of Military Innovation

February 21, 2016

Over the past year, the U.S. Department of Defense has engaged in an effort to reinvigorate the aging and exhausted U.S. military by reassessing and reforming its strategic and tactical priorities.

The Innovation Nation: What the Next President Needs to Know

February 21, 2016

The U.S. is going to elect a new president which will shape the future direction of the nation and influence the future of the world for generations. But I have not heard the one game-changing vision I know that will prepare the U.S. for the future from any of those that would be president.

The Impact Patent Trolls Have On Innovation

February 15, 2016

Companies filing lawsuits over patents is nothing new. In fact, many big brands that do business together have a different relationship inside the courtroom (take, for example, Apple and Samsung).

Innovation in Smartphone Technology Has Slowed Down

February 14, 2016

Once limited to only high-value buyers, they are today easily within the reach of the masses thanks to dropping costs and improving technology. Features and specifications that were the domain of flagship phones only two years ago can be seen on budget devices today.

Senators Ayotte and Coons Receive ‘Champion of the Inventor’ Award from the Innovation Alliance

February 11, 2016

“The American inventor has always been important to our nation’s success,” said Brian Pomper, Executive Director of the Innovation Alliance. “Senators Ayotte and Coons have long supported inventors and the strong intellectual property rights that drive U.S. innovation and competitiveness.

Innovation’s Trivial Pursuits

February 10, 2016

What passes today as innovation is really pretty trivial. That’s the view of Robert Gordon, noted macroeconomist and Stanley G. Harris Professor of Social Sciences at Northwestern University.

How the Rise of the Post Office Explains American Innovation

February 04, 2016

The authors found a correlation between the presence of a post office and the subsequent number of patents issued in a particular county. That relationship remained even after accounting for population and numerous other variables.

Carter Tours Defense-Budget Innovation Programs of China Lake

February 04, 2016

The work performed at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake signifies “the critical importance” the Defense Department places on science and technology for high-end and high-tech innovation, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told reporters at the California base Feb. 2nd.


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