Tag Archives: Public-Private Partnerships

Ross Brindle

Building a technology roadmap is hard. It’s difficult to predict research breakthroughs and the pace of technology gains even when other variables are within your direct control. But these challenges multiply in a consortium setting, where member organizations may have

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Shruti Kuppa

Lately fewer young people see themselves working in the government. For many, the dream is to move to California to run a hot, new startup company. This change in career preference among millennials has caused a rift in the otherwise-stable

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Jack Eisenhauer
Engaging CEOs to Solve the World’s Problems
Jack EisenhauerApril 7, 2015

Tackling today’s biggest challenges requires the public and private sectors to coordinate their intellectual and financial resources across multiple industries and disciplines. But even highly committed partners using the best collaborative models may find their progress stalled. The sheer complexity

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Brad Sinkaus

The unveiling of the 9/11 Memorial Museum last week was a solemn reminder of the profound loss sustained on that day almost 13 years ago, but was also an opportunity to examine our progress. In that time, security in our

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Warren Hunt

It has been said that “nonprofit is a tax status, not a business strategy.” Perhaps you’ve also heard the phrase “no money, no mission.” The reality is that nonprofits need financial resources to accomplish the good they seek to do—and

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Jack Eisenhauer
Collaborative Planning Dos and Don’ts
Jack EisenhauerApril 8, 2014

Collaborative planning typically cuts across organizations, disciplines, and geographies and can be very challenging. If no single organization is in charge, chaos may prevail; when one is, the organization may be viewed with suspicion, or worse resentment. Different organizations and

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Warren Hunt

There has been no other time in recent memory when the spotlight on materials and advanced manufacturing has shown as brightly as it is today. To make the major advances that this moment offers, it’s time for an “all hands

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Ross Brindle

Recently the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced the AMTech program’s intention to fund a series of planning grants to industry-led consortia. Our CTO, Warren Hunt, blogged about the program last week in his post. This is a

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Jack Eisenhauer

A top executive once explained to me that a successful partnership has four features: trust, executive engagement, a strong value proposition, and a simple process. After 20 years of helping to form public-private partnerships, I couldn’t agree more. But I’ve

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Nexight Group

In an effort to accelerate advanced materials discovery and deployment, ASM International—the society dedicated to serving the materials science and engineering community by providing authoritative information—has founded the Computational Materials Data Network. Nexight Group has been selected to support the

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