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Innovation and speculation drive stock market bubble activity, according to new study
A group of data scientists conducted an in-depth analysis of major innovations and stock market bubbles from 1825 through 2000 and came away with novel takeaways of their own as they found some very distinctive patterns in the occurrence of bubbles over 175 years. (2018-08-01)
An immigrant workforce leads to innovation, according to new UC San Diego research
New federal restrictions on the temporary H-1B visa, which allows high-skilled foreign workers to be employed by U.S. companies, have increased debate on the economic impacts of the program, but little is known about its effect on product innovation -- until now. (2018-07-16)
An involved board of directors, a key component in innovation in family SMEs
The research by the UPV/EHU reveals that the mere fact that family SMEs have a board of directors does not guarantee that innovation will be implemented. (2018-06-26)
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. (2018-06-14)
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. (2018-05-08)
Agile Implementation: Reengineering dissemination of healthcare in the US
In a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, clinician-researchers and implementation scientists from the Regenstrief Institute, Eskenazi Health, and Indiana University address the escalating need for faster implementation of healthcare innovation. (2018-05-08)
UC San Diego study: Anyone can be an innovator
Innovators aren't born, they can be made, according to recent research from the University of California San Diego's School of Global Policy and Strategy. (2018-04-18)
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). (2018-03-26)
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)
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)
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. (2017-12-12)
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. (2017-12-04)
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)
Clean sweep for agriculture
Agricultural research and development features prominently under 'Clean Growth', one of the four Grand Challenges of the UK government's new Industrial Strategy, a white paper announced today (Nov. (2017-11-27)
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)
New 'sugar-glass' film uses viruses to kill harmful bacteria in food
With antibiotic resistance on the rise, bacterial contamination of food is becoming more problematic. (2017-11-08)
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)
UTA study says zinc can halt the growth of cancer cells
Zinc supplements can significantly inhibit the proliferation of esophageal cancer cells, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Texas at Arlington researcher. (2017-09-28)
UTA researchers discover connection between low oxygen levels and a human gene
University of Texas at Arlington researchers have established a link between hypoxia, a condition that reduces the flow of oxygen to tissues, and HOTAIR, a noncoding RNA or molecule that has been implicated in several types of cancer. (2017-09-07)
Many ICU survivors depressed: IU study finds young and African-Americans at highest risk
The first study to examine antidepressant use and depressive symptoms after an ICU stay, has found that even if prescribed antidepressants, a significant percentage -- about a third -- had symptoms of depression at the time of their initial visit to a clinic specially designed for ICU survivors. (2017-09-07)
Size matters when innovating dairy products
Imagine low-fat cream that's easier to whip, cold butter that's more spreadable, and dairy cream powders that can be tailored for a range of products from milk to cheese to yogurts. (2017-08-27)
How universities are fostering innovation and entrepreneurship
Technology and Innovation 19.1 zeroes in on innovation and entrepreneurship, with a special focus on what universities are currently doing to foster growth in those areas both for their success and the success of the communities and regions to which they are connected. (2017-07-07)
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)
Right R&D investments are 'good bets' for both climate and economies, say researchers
As the threats of climate change and economic instability loom large, public energy investment can seem like roll of the dice. (2017-05-09)
New roadmap provides blueprint to tackle burden of asthma
A new roadmap has been published identifying key priority areas that need to be addressed to tackle the burden of asthma. (2017-05-01)
Nurse fellowship immerses Ph.D. students in nursing care while enhancing scientific inquiry
The Hillman Program in Nursing Innovation, developed the idea for an integrated B.S.N. to Ph.D. program to accelerate education opportunities for the next generation of nurse researchers. (2017-04-04)
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)
How best to stir a steel furnace, and beat corrosion
Two steel research projects led by Swansea University -- a better way to tackle corrosion, and more efficient use of furnaces -- are on a list of only eleven awards, across all subjects and the whole UK, bestowed last night (30 March) by the Royal Society, one of the world's most prestigious scientific organizations. (2017-03-31)
CuanTec -- a new force in the fight against food waste
One of the University of Strathclyde's newest start-up companies is tackling the costly and environmentally damaging disposal of seafood waste in landfill -- by converting it into food packaging. (2017-03-21)
PolyU launches InnoHub to support regional start-up collaborations
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) launched on March 15 the PolyU InnoHub, a co-creation and co-working space on campus for the University community and stakeholders to further promote innovation and entrepreneurship at a regional level. (2017-03-15)
EU-LIFE calls for an increased ERC budget
The European Research Council is key to excellent basic research, the cornerstone of disruptive innovation. (2017-03-13)
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. (2017-03-10)
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. (2017-03-10)
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)
Crowdfunding innovation: It's backers -- not money raised -- that predicts market success
Research finds that the number of backers a new product attracts during crowdfunding predicts the financial success of the product when it reaches the marketplace -- but the amount of money raised during crowdfunding does not. (2017-03-07)
Antimicrobial silicone invented at KTU: New generation product for medical purposes
Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) laboratories often serve as birthplaces of unique products, such as antimicrobial silicone invented by a KTU Ph.D. student Aiste Lisauskaite and her supervisor Dr. (2017-02-28)
Biocompatible 3-D tracking system has potential to improve robot-assisted surgery
The cutting-edge biocompatible near-infrared 3-D tracking system used to guide the suturing in the first smart tissue autonomous robot (STAR) surgery has the potential to improve manual and robot-assisted surgery and interventions through unobstructed 3-D visibility and enhanced accuracy, according to a study published in the March 2017 issue of IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. (2017-02-17)
RIT selected to receive National Science Foundation I-Corps grant
Rochester Institute of Technology is among eight National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps™) sites across the country selected to each receive $30,000 grants to increase participation and promote inclusion of underrepresented populations in the National Innovation Network. (2017-02-16)
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. (2017-02-16)
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