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Influence of technology acquisition on organizational performance studied in Iran
80 international companies from Iran were selected, and 320 respondents in key managerial positions were questioned. As the researchers found out, acquisition and use of technological innovations is a positive influence on organizational efficiency. (2018-05-08)

As private funding of biomedical research soars, new risks arise
Academic medical centers (AMCs) in the US are navigating an increasing shift in research funding from historic public funding (e.g., NIH) to private sources such as pharma and biotech companies, foundations, and charities, raising a host of new issues related to collaborative research models, intellectual property rights, and scientific and ethical oversight. (2017-11-27)

New 3-D technology improving patient care for complex kidney surgeries
Surgeons use unique 3-D solution to prepare for complex surgery that includes a glasses-free 3-D monitor in the operating room that allows them to navigate patient's atypical anatomy. (2017-03-09)

Universities drive innovation in the classroom
The current issue of Technology and Innovation, Journal of the National Academy of Inventors ® (19.2) examines innovation from the university perspective, highlighting what the most innovative institutions and educators worldwide are doing to prepare future engineers and industry leaders to effectively manage IP to grow their companies and the global economy as a whole. (2017-10-27)

How a positive work environment leads to feelings of inclusion among employees
Fostering an inclusive work environment can lead to higher satisfaction, innovation, trust and retention among employees, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. (2019-03-18)

Align funding with innovations in health care to improve patient outcomes
To encourage innovation in health care, governments need to move away from current siloed funding to funding that encourages collaboration among providers in managing patients who need care in a variety of settings, argue the authors of an analysis in CMAJ. (2018-08-13)

Novel blueprint for faster implementation of more evidence-based healthcare solutions
Indiana University and Regenstrief Institute investigators have developed and tested Agile Implementation -- a catalytic platform for transforming the current healthcare delivery system (HC 1.0) into a patient and family centric, high reliability, learning healthcare delivery system (HC 2.0). 'Agile Implementation: A Blueprint for Implementing Evidence-Based Healthcare Solutions' is published online ahead of print in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. (2018-03-26)

Business investment in innovation pays off
Firms need to invest in innovation in order to create new technologies and move the economy forward, according to new research from the University of Houston. (2016-10-02)

Pillars of academic innovation
Highlights from the Sixth Annual Conference of the National Academy of Inventors, including high-tech solutions to combat child pornography and radicalization materials; groundbreaking programs to promote STEM major retention; and new materials for wearable technology. (2018-02-20)

Study finds diversity boosts innovation in US companies
A recent study finds that taking steps to foster diversity makes a company more innovative, in terms of product innovations, patents created and citations on patents -- meaning the relevant innovations are also used to develop new technologies. (2018-01-09)

McMaster University unveils world's most advanced microscope
The most advanced and powerful electron microscope on the planet -- capable of unprecedented resolution -- has been installed in the new Canadian Center for Electron Microscopy at McMaster University. (2008-10-20)

System allows surveillance cameras to 'talk' to the public through individual smartphones
Purdue University researchers have created a technology that allows public cameras to send personalized messages to people without compromising their privacy. The team developed a real-time end-to-end system called PHADE to allow this process, known as private human addressing. (2018-06-14)

Building on the foundations of innovation
The new issue of Technology and Innovation has a special section on the 2016 NAI Conference, including articles on gender and bias in science, the history of the National Academy of Inventors, alternative rubber crops, and the next industrial revolution. In addition, this issue features the USPTO commentary, the NAI Profile, and general articles on technology transfer, seed capital programs, and education innovations. (2017-03-10)

Will future population growth be limited by freshwater availability?
The global human population is growing faster than the water supply. Investigators recently analyzed various models and trends to assess both optimistic and pessimistic projections of future water use and shortages. (2015-03-16)

How the diagnosing of lung diseases can be improved
The patient's airways can be viewed before transbrochial biopsy in a program developed by the students and employees of the Institute of Fundamental Education, Ural Federal University. (2018-03-05)

David Bowie & the art of slow innovation: A new strategy for global precision medicine
With what strategies should developing countries invest in for emerging biotechnologies and precision medicine? (2017-11-16)

CCNY-led team develops cancer imaging aid from horse chestnuts
Research at The City College of New York shows that cancer imaging can be simplified by a photonic process utilizing molecules derived from horse chestnuts. The study with potential to better detect the presence of cancer is led by George John, professor in City College's Division of Science, in collaboration with Jan Grimm, a physician scientist at Sloan Kettering Institute who is also affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical College. (2017-12-12)

Shaping the future of health innovation
Future advances in healthcare will be aided by a new £10 million facility -- the National Institute for Health Research Innovation Observatory based at Newcastle University, UK. (2017-03-31)

Responsible innovation key to smart farming
Responsible innovation that considers the wider impacts on society is key to smart farming, according to academics at the University of East Anglia (UEA). In a new journal article Dr David Rose and Dr Jason Chilvers, from UEA's School of Environmental Sciences, argue that the concept of responsible innovation should underpin the so-called fourth agricultural revolution, ensuring that innovations also provide social benefits and address potentially negative side-effects. (2018-12-20)

Movie technology inspires wearable liquid unit that aims to harvest energy
The Purdue team created wearable technology to convert mechanical energy into electrical energy. The Purdue team invented a liquid-metal-inclusion based triboelectric nanogenerator, called LMI-TENG. (2019-03-12)

What is innovation, and how can we awaken its dormant traits and cultivate them?
While education may not be able to create innovative traits in individuals, education may improve the ability of individuals to utilize the traits they already possess. To that end, the authors begin by defining innovation and identifying the characteristics, traits, and thought processes of innovative individuals or groups of individuals and the environments that they exist in. The ultimate goal will be to develop an educational process whereby individuals would learn how to fully utilize the traits they have and awaken traits that are dormant. (2017-03-10)

Purdue cancer identity technology makes it easier to find a tumor's 'address'
Purdue University researchers have developed a technology aimed at making it easier to deliver cancer treatment to the right 'address' in the body while also easing the painful side effects of chemotherapy on patients. (2018-11-15)

Higher than global average of European companies investment into research and development
2017 Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard shows that the total investment of the top 2500 industrial players worldwide amounted to €741.6 billion in 2016. An important number of these world's top industrial R&D players are based in the EU (567 out of 2500; with 822 in the US, 365 in Japan, 376 in China and 370 in the rest of the world). (2017-12-04)

LA BioMed's 4th Annual Innovation Showcase
The Innovation Showcase will be attended by over 300 entrepreneurs, investors, executives from biotech and pharma medical devices companies, legal experts, service providers, prominent scientists, and technology transfer personnel from premier academic institutions. Please join us for inspiring presentations featuring the latest innovations in therapeutics, diagnostics and medical device from start-ups across California. (2017-02-16)

Up in arms: Insect-inspired arm technology aims to improve drones
Insect-inspired arm technology from Purdue University aims to improve drones to handle larger payloads. (2019-04-16)

Graphene turns 15 on track to deliver on its promises
In a special Nature Nanotechnology issue celebrating 15 years since the Nobel Prize-winning 'ground-breaking experiments on graphene,' the Graphene Flagship analyses the current graphene landscape and market forecast for graphene over the following decade. (2019-10-04)

UK hotel industry alive with innovation
Large hotel chains are quick to adopt and adapt innovations developed in other industries, while smaller hotels make almost continual incremental changes in response to customers' needs. The UK hotel industry is alive with innovation and new ways of improving service for customers, research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council has found. (2012-08-08)

What's driving the next generation of green products?
If you purchased a Toyota Prius, you may have been driven by the desire to conserve the environment or to save yourself some money at the gas pump. But consumers may also choose to buy sustainable products to make themselves appear socially responsible to others. Before making purchases, they evaluate how their decisions will stack up against their peers', according to a new Berkeley-Haas study. (2016-06-09)

University of Surrey's research reveals secrets of success of tourism entrepreneurs
University of Surrey research into innovative entrepreneurs starting to work in tourism has found, in some of the first analysis undertaken, how they have to use initiative and hard work -- and often work for nothing -- to overcome the barriers in setting up their innovation. (2017-06-29)

Accelerating low-carbon innovation through policy
Will innovative technologies contribute to mitigating climate change? Learn about the successes and failures of low-carbon technology and how policy instruments help and hinder technological innovation. Professors from ETH Zurich, MIT, and City University of Hong Kong speak on photovoltaics, wind, and lithium-ion battery storage technologies and the interplay between technological innovation and policy formulation. Learn how to design policy portfolios to accelerate innovation in clean energy and implement low-carbon energy technologies in smart cities. (2017-02-13)

Fiscal incentives may help reduce carbon emissions in developing countries
A study has found that fiscal policies introduced by governments in developing countries can have a significant effect on lowering harmful carbon emissions and help countries with fulfilling their commitments under the UNFCCC Paris Agreement. (2017-02-07)

Purdue's giant leap toward personalized medicine helps eyes drain themselves
Purdue University researchers created a new smart drainage device to help patients with glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness in the world, as they try to save their eyesight. (2018-11-08)

Tiny genetic differences have huge consequences: McGill researchers
A study led by McGill University researchers has demonstrated that small differences between individuals at the DNA level can lead to dramatic differences in the way genes produce proteins. These, in turn, are responsible for the vast array of differences in physical characteristics between individuals. (2008-01-18)

Regenstrief investigator calls for Medicare payment for team-based care for dementia
CMS can create access to better care for the many millions of Americans affected by Alzheimer's disease -- both patients and their caregivers -- by redesigning the Medicare payment system to support collaborative dementia care writes Regenstrief Institute research scientist Malaz Boustani, M.D., M.P.H., in 'An Alternative Payment Model to Support Widespread Use of Collaborative Dementia Care Models,' published in the January 2019 issue of Health Affairs. (2019-01-10)

Companies with more financial analysts produce more and better-quality patents
Long-term growth in profits depends significantly on firms' investment in innovation activities. However, firms may not invest in innovation in an optimal way. Some distortions arise because the decisions as to whether and how to invest in innovation are not only affected by their long-term expected benefits but also by other considerations. (2019-02-14)

Government-funded research increasingly fuels innovation
A quantitative analysis going back over a period of more than 90 years shows that almost a third of patents in the U.S. rely on federal research funding. (2019-06-24)

Why you should be concerned about Oprah Winfrey when introducing an innovation
New research by Bocconi University's Paola Cillo and Gaia Rubera with Texas A&M's David Griffith asserts that the reaction of large individual investors to innovation is an important component of stock returns, their reaction to innovation depends on their national culture, and there is a way to segment large individual investors and pitch innovation to them accordingly. (2019-01-22)

Metamaterials open up entirely new possibilities in optics
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed a method that enables them to manipulate light to follow any predetermined path along a surface. The innovation has now been described as one of the world's 30 most exciting discoveries within optics and photonics during 2016. (2016-11-29)

Indian and Chinese companies at the forefront of innovation
There is a widespread view that Indian and Chinese companies compete with the West through lower wages and cheap imitations. However, according to innovation researcher Monica Plechero, that era is over. In a new study from Lund University, Sweden, she shows that both India and China hold their own in competition, including when it comes to developing new products. She also thinks the West has something to learn from their innovation processes. (2013-01-11)

The next Horizon: Strategies to promote European competitiveness in innovation
EU-LIFE, the alliance of research centers in life sciences to support and strengthen European research excellence released today a statement with its recommendations for next framework program for Research & Innovation, FP9. Strong key message is: to drive European leadership in innovation, boost excellent ground breaking research in combination with professional technology transfer. (2017-01-16)

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