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Ten years is a long time for any professional relationship. But that’s how long President Ryan Polakoff and supply chain optimization company Nexterus have been involved with the World Trade Center Institute (WTCI), and there’s no sign of slowing down.
Fresh off of the highly anticipated release of the 2023 Global Innovation Index, Dr. Sacha Wunsch-Vincent, Head, Section, Economics and Data Analytics for the World Intellectual Property Organization recorded welcome remarks for the inaugural Global Innovation Summit.
As the impacts of climate change loom, it is more important than ever to re-examine and identify our current and future energy sources. The United States seeks to maintain economic leadership through energy and climate diplomacy while meeting our climate goals and securing the planet for future generations.
So you've got a great idea that will revolutionize the world. What's next? Intellectual property can be the core of a company, but establishing and maintaining patents can be a costly process. Not to mention crossing the seemingly ever-widening chasm of funding and manufacturing.
The world saw an incredible surge in funding in 2021 and 2022, but that trend has seemingly cooled. Is an economic downturn on the horizon? Even if one is, now could be the best time to start a company. In fact, some of the biggest companies today were initially formed during an economic downturn.
Today's world demands individuals who pair deep expertise with a holistic grasp of global dynamics. But how can we nurture more individuals and truly innovate for a global era when we are naturally inclined to specialize? Our panelists delve into innovation strategies rooted in storytelling and culture-building while highlighting the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration, embracing diversity, and cultivating an unyielding curiosity.
Maryland is at the heart of groundbreaking innovation in high-tech sectors like quantum computing, cybersecurity, and life sciences. It's also growing as a nexus for global collaboration among investors, business leaders, startups, economic developers, and policymakers. How can global business leaders leverage this proximity for a competitive edge? Learn more about key players and global conferences taking place in our dynamic regional innovation ecosystem.
Despite escalating global instability, global investment and corporate venture capital are bustling. How can proactive business leaders and economic developers position their companies and regions for growth in this fiercely competitive innovation economy? This discussion contextualizes these global capital trends so you can make the most informed decisions possible.
It impacts the cost of everything from a burger to a car. COVID-19 disrupted it on a scale never seen before. World leaders intervene when it is threatened. But what actually is "the Supply Chain?"
Every once in a while, if you’re lucky, you meet a person who will change your life forever, and only for the better. Dr. James Albrecht is one of those people for me. Here are 10 life lessons I've learned from Jim.