Harvard Business Review published a feature article on MForesight’s flagship research initiative: Manufacturing Prosperity. The HBR piece examines the challenges facing America’s innovation ecosystem and highlights a range of potential solutions to restore both innovation and production capabilities in the United States.
The best way to reimagine university rankings is to move from measuring mere inputs (like wealth and selectivity) toward measuring real-world outcomes (like innovation and educational enrichment).
Most of what we perceive as "rocket science" is actually "rocket engineering". This seemingly innocuous generalization of science to subordinately include engineering has had real consequences in our investments and outcomes.
If we want to break past lackluster economic growth rates and make meaningful change in lives and livelihoods, we need to move beyond incremental innovation (think slightly-better iPhones) toward revolutionary innovation (think new energy systems, next-generation electronics, and cures for Cancer and Alzheimer’s).