The challenges of innovating in the 21st Century, looking at why we do it and how to avoid common pitfalls.
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<p> 2. Dont Do It! 3. Making Things Happen 4. Overcoming Inertia 5. What HappensWhen We DigitizeEverything? 6. The End of Innovation? 7. iPhone 9 SRiiPad 23 GXS 8. 3 Opportunities1 Challenge 9. Big Data 10. Control Over Materials 11. Materials Have Shaped OurCulture & Economy10,000 BCStone& WoodNanotechnologyAdapted from Herrmann, W. Chem. Eng. Technol. 21(7), 549 (1998)Synthetic Biology0Cement Steel1800Iron1000 BC 1900sPolymers2000 201016 12. Harnessing Nature 13. 1.3Gb 14. The 6.4*10 18 instructions per second that human kindcan carry out on its general-purpose computers in 2007are in the same ballpark area as the maximum number ofnerve impulses executed by one human brain per secondThe Worlds Technological Capacity to Store, Communicate, and Compute Information. Martin Hilbert and PriscilaLpez. Science, 692-693, Feb. 11, 2011 15. Materials+ Life Sciences+ IT??????? 16. 24 17. Longest Published DNA Sequence25Source: Rob Carlson synthesis.cc 18. Is It Just Smaller FasterBetter Stuff? 19. Sustained & responsible technology innovation is the only waythat the world has supported six billion people and willcontinue to sustain 9 billion people by 2050. WEF Global Agenda Council on Emerging TechnologiesAddressing the Challenge 20. Is It Possible? 21. FinallyThere is no shortage of technologyLook beyond appsWe have the tools, lets use them wisely34 </p>