News You Can Use: Universities Investing in Invention
March 5, 2015
March 5, 2015
Universities are innovation powerhouses. Armed with some of the world’s brightest minds—and with direct access to the next generation of scientists and technologists—they’re able to focus talent to develop solutions to a broad scope of challenges.
From building new centers to awarding grants in key areas, this week’s News You Can Use includes stories about how universities around the country are investing in invention.
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Blue jeans have become an integral part of the clothing industry and our culture. The man behind the jeans, Levi Strauss, developed the idea by seizing an opportunity that no one else had thought to pursue.Read More
Courage in the face of adversity, tenacity when the goal seems impossible and an undying commitment to progress – break out the popcorn and take in the inspiration, because inventors’ stories make for fantastic movies.Read More
Visit the Intellectual Ventures Lab and you’ll find one of IV’s favorite inventions, the Babbage Machine. Consisting of 8,000 parts, weighing five tons and measuring 11 feet long, this particular invention is hard to miss. But its size isn’t the reason it has a home in the IV Lab foyer.Read More