Academia • Industry • Government

The aim of the Institute for Triple Helix Innovation is to harness and leverage the complementary expertise of academia, industry and government to facilitate new systems for innovation and novel collaborative processes for creative development.

By serving as a center for collaboration technologies, a champion for flexible organizational structures, and an arbiter of triple helix best practices, the Institute endeavors to foster international, interdisciplinary collaborations amongst the public and private sectors and develop new methodologies for achieving economic and social benefit.

Venture Philanthropy Strategies to Support Translational Research

Voluntary health organizations—that is, nonprofit charitable organizations, patient advocacy groups, and foundations—have a long-standing history of providing support to those suffering from disease. Historically, this giving fell under a few key areas: buying and distributing medicine; providing food, care, and shelter to those in need; offering education; and delivering prophylactic equipment to target areas, such as mosquito nets in malaria-stricken regions.

Collaborative Innovation for the Post-Crisis World

Paul Stoffels writes about the 2009 meetings at Davos to wrestle with the global economic crisis and discuss solutions for "Shaping the Post-Crisis World" in six areas, including economics, politics, innovation, science, technology, and new business models. He envisions one major road to economic recovery and that is through innovation. But not the innovation of the past, reliant upon closed activity conducted largely inside organizational walls.