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A bird's eye view with emphasis on young staff members in innovation promotion organizations

A bird's eye view with emphasis on young staff members in innovation promotion organizations

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  • 1. Views on Innovation Engineers Alan Engel, 10 October 2009 1
  • 2. 2
  • 3. Young Professionals 3
  • 4. 4
  • 5. 5 Income per  person since  1000 BC Innovation Explains  All Modern Growth Gregory Clark, A Farewell to Alms 1800
  • 6. Google News Archive Timeline: “Innovation” 1970 ‐ 2009 ~250,000  articles/year 6
  • 7. Google News Archive Timeline: “Entrepreneur” 1970 ‐ 2009 ~34,000  articles/year 7
  • 8. ® Search “Innovation” People 242,000 Companies 6,800 Groups 2,335 Events 1,123 is a registered trademark of LinkedIn Corporation. 8
  • 9. Innovation S‐Curve Consultants  most active Academics  most active 9
  • 10. The economy is a  complex system of  interacting individuals — and these individuals  themselves are complex  systems.  .... So be it. Paul Krugman, New York Times 5 Sept 2009 10
  • 11. Source: http://blame.ca/?p=73 [Failed]  Neoclassical  economics  radically  oversimplifies ... Paul Krugman, New York Times 5 Sept 2009 11
  • 12. 12
  • 13. USPTO Director Kappos: "Patent quality  equals granting those claims the  applicant is entitled to under our laws." The landscape is ever changing ‐ for  example the Bilski case has been  appealed. There is a rumor that 80% of software  applications are being rejected. 13
  • 14. Social Web 14
  • 15. 2008 United States  presidential election  was won on the  Internet. 15
  • 16. Problem • How to prepare young  innovation professionals for  30‐year careers in innovation 16
  • 17. Approach • Individual –Perspective, savvy, balance –Adaptability –Skills • International –Engagement –“Weak‐tie” networks –Standards 17
  • 18. Why “Innovation Engineers”? • Focus on practice • Ideology‐free framework • Cope with rapidly changing  environment 18
  • 19. . Engineering
  • 20. Innovation 20
  • 21. Innovation Engineering 21
  • 22. Innovation Engineers 22
  • 23. Elements of Innovation Engineering • Models • Assets • Roles & Jobs • Tools • Networks • Standardization 23
  • 24. “Branded” Innovation Models • Chesbrough “open” innovation • Chandler “learning base” innovation –Other factions call this “linear”. • Von Hippel “democratic” innovation –“Open” faction calls this “external”. 24
  • 25. Future Innovation  “Brands”? • MOJO™ • MAGLEV™ • ELEVATOR™ • ESCALATOR™ • SHINKANSEN™ • REVOLVING DOOR™ • STAIRWAY‐TO‐HEAVEN™ 25
  • 26. Model‐Selling Source: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/fig/2170320406005.png All Bad All Good 26
  • 27. Business Model A B C Feature 1 △ ◎ X Feature 2 ◎ △ X Feature 3 △ X ◎ ¥ Tech Innovation Strategy 27
  • 28. Open Innovation
  • 29. Open Innovation 29 Source: Henry William Chesbrough (2006) "Open Innovation: The New Imperative for  Creating and Profiting from Technology"
  • 30. 30 In the Fall of 1970, Hitachi launched an epoch‐making  patent strategy. It announced that its patents, which until  now had been kept behind doors, would be open across  the board for licensing both here and abroad. This caused a  major sensation. The spirit and goal of opening our patents  was the following. i. Promote technological exchange in the industry ii. Promote advanced technological development iii. Contribute to the company’s revenues through  royalties on technology iv. Proactively develop technology transfer as an  industrial activity Akio TAKAHASHI, “Hitachi’s Patent Management,” JIII, 1983 Open Innovation ‐ Hitachi ‐ 1970
  • 31. 1961‐2008 The Semiconductor Research Institute is established with the purpose of  obtaining the cooperation of Tohoku University researchers and industry to  carry out research relating to semiconductor engineering and related basic  electronic engineering based on the academic research of Dr. Watanabe and  independent patents, and especially to contribute to Japan’s academics and  culture by furthering the development of independent research. Prospectus at Establishment, 24 May 1961 31
  • 32. 27 Corporate  Members by  2004 32
  • 33. Source: Japan Science & Technology Agency ERATO Researchers 1981‐2005 Individuals 833 Industrial 454 Foreign 308 University 41 Other 35 33
  • 34. Source: Japan Science & Technology Agency ERATO Seconding Organizations 1981‐2005 Companies 209 Other 15Universities 24 34
  • 35. Open Innovation  S‐Curve Consultants  most active Academics  most active SRI ERATO RIKEN 1917 35 Hitachi
  • 36. Open Innovation in Japan • Long history • Pioneering examples & experience • Concept and practice not foreign • Managerial, legal & bureaucratic  frameworks 36
  • 37. • Because of trust, you can have  collaboration in Japan that  would be inconceivable  elsewhere. – Luca Escoffier • Invited Researcher at Institute of Intellectual  Property • CASRIP fellow at University of Washington 37
  • 38. “Out of  thousands  [of teams],  you have only two  that succeeded. The big  lesson for me was that most of  those collaborations don’t work.” Greg McAlpin, Netflix contest runner‐up New York Times, 21 Sept 2009 38
  • 39. Elements of Innovation Engineering • Models • Assets • Roles & Jobs • Tools • Networks • Standardization 39
  • 40. Innovation Assets • Networks – People – Presence – Weak‐ties (bridging ties) – Customer lists • Intellectual Property – Customer lists – Patents – Trademarks • R&D infrastructure • Other 40
  • 41. Roles & Jobs • Model‐independent –Patent prosecution (mechanics) –Patent search and analytics • Model‐dependent –Licensing –Technology transfer programs • Networking 41
  • 42. Tools • The Internet –Social networks • Patent analytics • Information search and retrieval • “Tried and true” methods 42
  • 43. Elements of Innovation Engineering • Models • Assets • Roles & Jobs • Tools • Networks • Standardization 43
  • 44. Strength of Weak Ties 44 Ideas & Information
  • 45. 45New York Times, 6 October 2009, p. D7 Disorientation sharpens  the senses and begets  creative thinking.
  • 46. International Engagement • Immediately raises level of play • Learn why best‐in‐world programs are best • Learn how to make lesser programs into best  programs • Develop savvy, perspective, balance,  adaptability 46
  • 47. Undergraduate  Synthetic  Biology International Genetically Engineered Machine  competition (iGEM)  47
  • 48. 48 International Reach
  • 49. Virtual “Weak‐Tie” Networks • Facebook • LinkedIn • Twitter • Google Docs • Google Apps • BarCamp 49
  • 50. • Private group, no government or university  affiliation • Founder, Richard Litman – Patent attorney – Chairman, Freedom Bank of Virginia • Initial network built on LinkedIn – ~2,100 members worldwide – Website for Best Practices, useful information • Moving to face‐to‐face meetings 50
  • 51. 51
  • 52. Networking Tools and Services • Shared workspaces – Google Docs • Networking web services – LinkedIn – Twitter • Shared application platforms – Google Apps – iPhone • Virtual – physical hybrid – BarCamp 52
  • 53. Elements of Innovation Engineering • Models • Assets • Roles & Jobs • Tools • Networks • Standardization 53
  • 54. Standardization Processes • Industry • Scientific research – Peer review – Reproducibility – Methods • Innovation Engineering – Best Practices – “Commons” projects – Patent Prosecution Highway 54
  • 55. Best Practices • Standardization process • Areas – Patent searching and analytics – Patent valuation – Due diligence – Technology value propositions – Contract accords – Relationships 55
  • 56. • Contract Accords for University‐Industry  Sponsored Research Agreements • Guiding Principles for University‐Industry  Endeavors • TurboNegotiator 56
  • 57. 57 1: Statement of Work 2: Indemnification 3: Publications 4: Other Research Results and Copyrightable Materials 5: Background Intellectual Property
  • 58. 58 • Materials Transfer Agreements • Open Source Knowledge Management • Open Access Data Protocol • Health Commons • GreenXchange Patent Strategies
  • 59. Nuturing Innovation Engineers • Individual –Perspective, savvy, balance –Adaptability –Skills • International –Engagement –“Weak‐tie” networks –Standardization 59
  • 60. Innovation engineers Innovators 60
  • 61. Innovation engineers Innovators 61
  • 62. Most Famous Innovation of California Gold Rush 62

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