The Innovation Imperative

March 11, 2016

A new innovation model for the 21st century

American universities are more able now than ever before to compete with technology start-ups. Specifically, on innovation leadership. That’s the premise of a commentary written by the UW’s David Baker, Tom Daniel, Ed Lazowska and Dan Schwartz that appeared March 3, 2016, in Real Clear Education.

Editor’s note: Baker is professor of biochemistry and director of the Institute for Protein Design at the University of Washington;  Daniel holds the Komen Endowed Chair in the Department of Biology and is co-director of the UW’s Institute of Neuroengineering; Ed Lazowska holds the Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in Computer Science & Engineering and is the director of the UW’s eScience Institute; Schwartz is the Boeing-Sutter Professor of Chemical Engineering and director of the UW’s Clean Energy Institute.