Large Corporations Are Innovation Challenged

  • Suresh K. Sharma
  • Karl E. Meyer


A large part of the innovation logjam lives within corporations. Corporations routinely fund basic research, often discovering new scientific principles, medications and tools. For most corporations, the ability to maintain a stream of incremental enhancements is a core business function. And yet the corporate world is often unable to exploit their own inventions. Corporations frequently miss discoveries that are made outside of their own development teams. They simply are unable to deliver innovation at the pace that innovative technology is developed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Suresh K. Sharma
    • 1
  • Karl E. Meyer
    • 2
  1. 1.Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Open Range Capital PartnersAtlantaUSA

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