Navigation Links
Who is minding the Innovation Gap?

I hope you had a restful holiday weekend. The Memorial Day holiday is a paradox. It honors those who have fallen in military service to their country. With fluttering flags at gravestones and taps in the air, it is the most solemn of holidays.

Unofficially, it starts the summer season and with sparkling weather framing joyous graduates, family picnics, the I......

Full article >>> only one manifestation - the tail end - of the innovation gap.

A few definitions are helpful. According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which has published an excellent study of the situation:

invention [is a] shorthand for a commercially promising product or service idea, based on new science or technology that ......

Full article >>> erts. There are absolutely tremendous technology opportunities coming out of the university notes Dr. Michael Cleare, executive director of the Columbia University Innovation Enterprise, but we need more commitment and mechanisms to tap into that intellectual capital.

A confluence of multiple factors have lead to the gap financing problem. These incl......

Full article >>> attendant aspects of deal-making) takes time and money and, as many entrepreneurs know, most venture funds will not even consider deals that are less than $10 million in size. There is also a correlation between size of the deal and the maturity of the underlying business. Early-stage deals are never large.

Inefficient risk assessment. As technology gets more complex and as the c......

Full article >>> g to leap past the innovation gap must gather a world-class management team.

Assembling top-notch management has three implications:

It reduces the execution risk for the project, thus emboldening investors who would otherwise not commit to the project.

It serves as a proxy (or at least a supplement) to due diligence such that a venture capital firm gains......

Full article >>> ntal problem. Namely, they have a strong disincentive to have their rent-paying, start-up tenants move up and out. This mutual dependency (or weaning) problem has the paradoxical effect, even if psychological, of potentially slowing down development within these incubators.

Gary Pisano of Harvard Business School - in his book Science Busine......

Full article >>> n untimely death but at least allow more of them to reach their full potential. The tragedy of a lost idea is nowhere near that of that of the ultimate sacrifice, but as Memorial Day fades into summer let us reflect upon those that have fallen and look hopefully to the future.

Previous articles by Ogan Gurel

Barriers ......

Full article >>>, and was reprinted with its permission.

The opinions expressed herein or statements made in the above column are solely those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Wisconsin Technology Network, LLC.

WTN accepts no legal liability or responsibility for any claims made or opinions expressed herein.......

Full article >>>
'"/> By Dr. Ogan Gurel 05/30/07

Related biology technology :

1. Starting a tech business? Step 1 is minding the intellectual property
2. NanoRite Innovation Center opens with small science, big promise
3. Innovation featured in NE Wisconsin Roundtable
4. Fusion 2007: Innovation drives productivity in post 24x7 world
5. Innovation expert speaks on the business-IT balancing act
6. Innovation expert says Milwaukee has all the tools
7. Peters: Innovation the only edge that remains for American business
8. Concentrated solar energy project wins Innovation Days prizes
9. Innovation Days will show off potential young entrepreneurs
10. Wisconsin Innovation Network starts Lake Superior chapter
11. Innovation prize-winner would help firefighters get out alive
Post Your Comments:

(Date:6/23/2016)... Mass. , June 23, 2016   ... development of novel compounds designed to target cancer ... napabucasin, has been granted Orphan Drug Designation from ... the treatment of gastric cancer, including gastroesophageal junction ... stemness inhibitor designed to inhibit cancer stemness pathways ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2016 , ... ... Plate® YM (Yeast and Mold) microbial test has received AOAC Research Institute approval ... of microbial tests introduced last year,” stated Bob Salter, Vice President of Regulatory ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... Supplyframe, the Industry Network ... Supplyframe Design Lab . Located in Pasadena, Calif., the Design Lab’s mission is ... projects are designed, built and brought to market. , The Design Lab is ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016  Blueprint Bio, a company dedicated ... the medical community, has closed its Series A funding ... . "We have received a commitment from ... we need to meet our current goals," stated ... the runway to complete validation on the current projects ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/22/2016)... 22, 2016  The American College of Medical Genetics and ... Magazine as one of the fastest-growing trade shows during ... the Bellagio in Las Vegas . ... of growth in each of the following categories: net square ... number of attendees. The 2015 ACMG Annual Meeting was ranked ...
(Date:6/21/2016)... , June 21, 2016 NuData ... the new role of principal product architect and ... the director of customer development. Both will report ... technical officer. The moves reflect NuData,s strategic growth ... response to high customer demand and customer focus ...
(Date:6/15/2016)... York , June 15, 2016 ... new market report titled "Gesture Recognition Market by Application ... Forecast, 2016 - 2024". According to the report, the  ... 11.60 billion in 2015 and is estimated to ... USD 48.56 billion by 2024.  Increasing ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):