The report provides unprecedented understanding of Illinois’ research strengths, the commercial potential of the state’s intellectual property, and the opportunities to build mutually beneficial partnerships between academic and industry talent to drive technology innovation and commercialization. Discussion of the six technology clusters highlighted in the Roadmap pinpoint policy and program recommendations that will help harness research and development as the state’s economic engine.
Elsevier Research Intelligence is a comprehensive research information management portfolio that helps to establish, execute, and evaluate research strategies. It includes the Pure system (incorporating SciVal Experts), custom Analytical Services, the SciVal benchmarking tool, rich data assets such as Scopus, and the Mendeley reference manager
Established in 2003, Ocean Tomo, LLC, is an Intellectual Capital Merchant Banc™ firm. It provides industry leading financial products and services related to intellectual property including financial expert testimony, valuation, strategy consulting, proprietary research products, investment services, risk management products, and transaction brokerage. Ocean Tomo assists clients—corporations, law firms, governments, and institutional investors—in realizing Intellectual Capital Equity® value broadly defined.
Scott Dempwolf is Assistant Research Professor in the Urban Studies and Planning Program at the University of Maryland, College Park, and Director of the UMD–Morgan State Center for Economic Development. His research examines relationships between innovation, manufacturing, and economic development in global and regional contexts. Prior to returning to academia, Dr. Dempwolf practiced community and economic development for more than 20 years at the neighborhood, city, county, and regional levels.
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