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DR. GEORGE M. WHITESIDES, WOODFORD L. AND ANN A. FLOWERS UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR, HARVARD UNIVERSITY
Over the last 50 years, the U.S. has prospered economically using a number of strategies, including a system of innovation that integrated large companies, various sources of capital, appropriate skills in management and technology, and research universities. This system is now not working well in areas of technology in which the time to develop new products is long. What should we/can we do about it?