Creating a Culture of Biomedical Innovation
Over the past decade, business courses, magazines, and media outlets have overflowed with advice and research on how companies can "create a culture of innovation." Recommendations such as embrace failure, eliminate hierarchy, be transparent, and promote diversity in thought, have provided a guidebook for innovation in business, but do we know the components necessary to create a global culture of biomedical innovation? Who are the players best suited to push the boundaries of innovation around the world? How do we know we are achieving a culture of innovation? What metrics can help us measure success?