The Future of Research: Powershifts and Implications

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The global research and development (R&D) ecosystem is changing rapidly and dramatically. An arena once dominated, fueled, and funded by U.S. federal government organizations like the National Science Foundation, NIH, NASA, Office of Naval Research, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is now being driven — and bankrolled — by investors from industry,…

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Driving Next-Generation Research Through Future-Focused Leadership

By Deborah Westphal The global research ecosystem is estimated to grow to 1.25 trillion dollars by 2025—and it is changing rapidly and dramatically. The hyper-connected web of business, government, academic, high-tech, and nonprofit entities is fueled by a diverse network of people dedicated to discovering new knowledge about ourselves and our world.  Who, what, where,…

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