From the research labs at our universities to the studios of small, private start-up companies, the Carolinas have successfully created clusters of innovation. Now, policy makers are seeking ways to help commercialize the work of researchers while ensuring a steady pipeline of talent is being trained to sustain the development of our research corridors. On this program. Dr. Dirk Brown of the University of South Carolina, Dr. John Hardin of the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Bill Mahoney of SCRA and Dr. Michael Walden of NC State University discuss the disruptive nature of successful innovators and the task of matching technologically saavy researchers with capable business leaders.
Tags: Academic Relevance, Accelerators, Bill Mahoney, Business, Capital, Collaboration, Commercialization, Curriculum, Dr. Dirk Brown, Employment, Entrepreneurs, Industry Clusters, Innovation, Investment, Job Disruption, John Hardin, Michael Walden, NC State University, North Carolina Department of Commerce, Policy, Research, SCRA, Talent, Textiles, University of South Carolina, University Tenure