This video illustrates the May 5, 2017 Washington Post commentary by Eric Lander, president and founding director of the Broad Institute and Eric Schmidt, Alliance member and the executive chairman of Alphabet. It describes the United States’ competitive advantage in innovation, borne from its historic support of what they call “two interlocking engines”: public sector support for basic research, and private sector support for applied research.
Sue Merrilees is a senior advisor at the Science Philanthropy Alliance. This is the first of a two-part blog post. […]
The Science Philanthropy Alliance announced that three foundations have joined the Alliance, supporting its mission to increase private funding for […]