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Asia, the U.S., and innovation

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There’s plenty of optimism to be heard about Asia’s innovation future — but less optimism about the U.S.’s ability to maintain its historical innovation leadership in the 21st century.

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The state of innovation

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How is innovation faring during the economic downturn? The answer depends on whom you ask. Recently, we have seen interesting, but somewhat conflicting, reports on the state of innovation in the U.S. economy.

First, The Wall Street Journal reported some surprising good news last week: Despite the economy, large U.S.

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Measuring user innovation

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A new working paper examines the prevalence — and policy implications — of innovations that come from technology users.

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When innovations cross disciplines

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Innovations that span more than one industry discipline or technology domain often face commercialization challenges -- in part because of a dearth of venture capitalists with the background to evaluate them. So argues Silicon Valley strategist (and MIT alumna) Sramana Mitra in a recent Forbes.com column about obstacles to cross-disciplinary innovation. Mitra calls such cross-disiplinary business models "cusp businesses."

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Future innovators? Maybe, but U.S. teens could use mentors

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A new survey of U.S. teens finds some encouraging signs in their beliefs about careers related to science and technology — but also finds a substantial number of the teens lack role models in those areas.

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Stimulus for innovation?

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Some argue that any U.S. economic stimulus package should include an emphasis on spending to promote innovation.

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Collaboration matters

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How important is collaboration to breakthrough innovation? And, conversely, how significant are the contributions of inventors who work alone? In a recent working paper, Lee Fleming of Harvard and Jasjit Singh of INSEAD take a new look at this topic.

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