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Journal of Technology Management & Innovation: Vol. 10 Issue 2 Available

Journal of Technology Management & Innovation: Vol. 10 Issue 2 Available | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Journal of Technology Management & Innovation (JOTMI) is a quarterly online, international, peer-reviewed journal
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R&D spending is irrelevant without links to SDGs

R&D spending is irrelevant without links to SDGs | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
African nations need to introduce a measure that aligns spending with development targets, says John Ouma-Mugabe.
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Addressing gender dynamics in agricultural innovation platforms

Addressing gender dynamics in agricultural innovation platforms | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Innovation platforms are widely used in agricultural research to connect different stakeholders to achieve common goals. This fourteenth brief reflects on ways that the needs and interests of women...
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Monsanto Roundup Ready Soybean Patent Expiration Ushers in Generic GMOs

Monsanto Roundup Ready Soybean Patent Expiration Ushers in Generic GMOs | Scinnovation | Scoop.it

It’s been 20 years since Monsanto developed its first genetically modified crops. Now some of its early patents are starting to expire, leading to the first “generic GMOs”—off-patent seeds that cost half as much and which farmers are free to save and replant.

 
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Agricultural-Business: Technology intervention helps

Agricultural-Business: Technology intervention helps | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Grappling with challenges posed by labour shortage, frequent pest attack, low yield and quality deficiency in farming till 2011, J. Nagarajan, a farmer, has found a solution finally. Thanks to technology intervention b
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Defence scientists present innovative technologies for National Science Week

Defence scientists present innovative technologies for National Science Week | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
The Australian Department of Defence joins the celebration of the National Science Week in showcasing new innovative technologies for modern soldiers.
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3 Reasons We Need More Scientists in Congress

3 Reasons We Need More Scientists in Congress | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Only two members of Congress are trained scientists: Bill Foster and Jerry
McNerney. They’re from the same party – guess which one? I’ll give you a
hint: not the one that believes Noah’s Ark is settled science.
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Latest Licensable Biotechnology Inventions

Latest Licensable Biotechnology Inventions | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
TechTransferWatch is a search engine and alert service for licenseable technologies from academic labs, foundations, and government. Click the patents belo
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Seven over 70

Seven over 70 | Scinnovation | Scoop.it

Every year we celebrate 35 innovators under the age of 35. We choose to write about the young simply because we want to introduce you to the most promising new technologists, researchers, and entrepreneurs. 
But older people are, of course, just as capable of new thinking as the young. Below are seven innovators over the age of 70, still working.

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Innovation without commercialisation means nothing

Innovation without commercialisation means nothing | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Australia is a fertile ground for innovation but why is it so hard for us to monetise new products and initiatives?
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Shirley Lau's curator insight, August 20, 9:49 AM

Many times we lack the confidence to go through with our ideas. This is simply because we think it won’t work. When we realise a new way of solving a problem, we should clench onto the potential opportunity of success. In the Australian economy where jobs are too often being cut, we need to gaze at innovators to create new jobs for Australians. I chose this article because it looks at a positive perspective of putting the ‘spot light’ on innovation commercialisation.  

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China to build world’s first fission–fusion reactor “by 2030”

China has set itself a target date of 2030 to build the world’s first hybrid fission–fusion reactor (FFHR), according to Science and Technology Daily, a newspaper run by the Ministry of Science and Technology.
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Wasting Food? It'll Cost You

Wasting Food? It'll Cost You | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
In a neighborhood in Seoul, the Korea Environment Corp. is doling out fines to people dumping more than their allotted food scraps
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EU-funded researchers keep rats at bay with a simple spray.

EU-funded researchers keep rats at bay with a simple spray. | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
EU-funded researchers keep rats at bay with a simple spray - The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation
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Research annual scholarship round

Research annual scholarship round | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Each year we accept applications for our research annual scholarship round between mid-August and mid-October, and award the scholarships in early December.
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Can We Do It Ourselves?

Can We Do It Ourselves? | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Can We Do It Ourselves focuses on economic philosophy with an emphasis on the concept of economic democracy. The film helps viewers understand the...
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New Research Submersible Design May Be Key Innovation For Ocean Research

New Research Submersible Design May Be Key Innovation For Ocean Research | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Welcome the C-Researcher 3 from U-Boat Worx, the world’s first three-person submersible capable of reaching ocean depths of up to 5,577 feet.
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This ‘artificial leaf’ could be the cleanest, most efficient source of renewable energy on Earth

This ‘artificial leaf’ could be the cleanest, most efficient source of renewable energy on Earth | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Researchers from Monash University are working on an artificial leaf that could provide the cleanest and most efficient source of renewable energy on Earth.
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DIY Surgery: The Future Of Medicine?

DIY Surgery: The Future Of Medicine? | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
The Open Surgery Machine concept is an open-source robot that can perform simple operations in the comfort of your home.
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Illumina CEO Jay Flatley Launches Helix to Stoke Consumer Use of Genomic Data

Illumina CEO Jay Flatley Launches Helix to Stoke Consumer Use of Genomic Data | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Gene-sequencing company’s CEO hopes to store the public’s DNA data in online trove.
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Top 20 translational researchers of 2014

Top 20 translational researchers of 2014 | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
The Bioentrepreneur portal has evolved from a series of supplements published by Nature Biotechnology since 1998. Its mission is to become an interactive online resource for researchers hoping to commercialize their research, and for those working for and with young life science companies. Content is authoritative, independent advice provided by experts and industry insiders.
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Marcelo Díaz: "Cuando se discutió Ley I+D, la mayoría de los parlamentarios estaba revisando su celular"

Marcelo Díaz: "Cuando se discutió Ley I+D, la mayoría de los parlamentarios estaba revisando su celular" | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Encabezó durante 6 años la incubadora de la U. Católica, en exclusiva con Innovación & Mercado, responde a los cuestio...
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FinTech Innovation Lab London Opens Applications for Fourth Class

FinTech Innovation Lab London Opens Applications for Fourth Class | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
London's FinTech Innovation Lab is set to open its fourth class later this year with applications open for up to fifteen startups.
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Brain-Scanning Software Blocks Your Notifications While You’re Busy

Brain-Scanning Software Blocks Your Notifications While You’re Busy | Scinnovation | Scoop.it

In the time between when you start and finish reading this article, you might check various social media notifications, gaze at your texts, maybe read another few paragraphs of that article on potatoes you meant to read last night. You might think you’re multitasking when you do that, but your brain is actually just switching quickly between tasks, and that means that you’re probably doing all of them pretty poorly.

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East Coast Biotech Roundup: Editas, Checkmate, Ovid & More

East Coast Biotech Roundup: Editas, Checkmate, Ovid & More | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Investors in the broader biotech indices may have been losing money this week, but East Coast startups were finding it fairly easy to come by. A gene editi
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You can strap sensors to your bike or baby stroller to help monitor air quality

You can strap sensors to your bike or baby stroller to help monitor air quality | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
A Canadian city has found a way to gather more precise data than what stationary sensors can get.
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