Defining the Innovation Ecosystem for Advanced Manufacturing

Friday, 14 February 2014
Regency D (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Suzanne Berger , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
New forms of collaboration and risk-sharing, often through public-private partnerships or industry-university agreements, can enable a wide variety of manufacturing firms and industries to grow. This talk will focus on understanding manufacturing as an ecosystem composed of a diverse, evolving group of industries in which new products and knowledge frequently emerge from firms of all sizes throughout the country.