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Innovation knows no borders

Friday, November 07, 2014 - 01:17

Annalee Saxenian, Dean of UC Berkeley’s School of Information says global innovation hot spots like Taiwan, Israel and India have developed their own innovation niches to feed into Silicon Valley. Saxenian spoke at a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Innovators event in Mountain View, California.

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You don't actually wanna try to start Silicon Valley to no vote you really don't what you wanted to do was connect to the networks that exist over it. The places that have done well places they're connected to Microsoft research they're connected to a set of networks and people who know how to take that. The value that they're adding and then help scale. And since you think about Taiwan did a really good job early on on innovating in manufacturing and now they're the center of. All those type devices username. I Taiwanese firms made in China. That Taiwan the Philippines don't look together and it was a connection that was very powerful Israel has become very successful and it's the same thing they are innovating. This venture capital who goes back and forth. And they they get it is how you get into the value chain to global value chain for. Innovation it's by connecting in some way every place that has emerged around the world now that looks like an innovation hot spot I would argue. Problem has some connection there differently specialized. So the value that's coming out of India and places in India is very different than what's coming into China because they're building on their domestic capabilities. In their building ecosystems there. That wouldn't thrive on their own that would certainly. To the knowledge and the networks and Ohio here.

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Innovation knows no borders

Friday, November 07, 2014 - 01:17