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March 19, 2015
NAS Building, Lecture Room
Learning from Each Other: 
U.S. and European Perspectives
on Small Business Innovation

Innovation Policy Forum
The National Academies Innovation Policy Forum acts as a focal point for a national and international dialogue on innovation policy.  The Forum brings together representatives of government, industry, national laboratories, research institutes and universities -- foreign and domestic -- to exchange views on current challenges and opportunities for U.S. innovation policy and to learn about the goals, instruments, funding levels, and results of national and regional programs and discuss their lessons for U.S. policy and potential impact on the composition of the U.S. economy.  The Forum provides the opportunity to regularly exchange information on current and potential policy initiatives to advance innovation and the development of the knowledge economy in the United States and abroad.
Alan Wm. Wolff, Co-chair
Senior Counsel
McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
Luis M. Proenza, Co-chair
The University of Akron
Susan Athey (NAS)
Graduate School of Business
Stanford University
Michael G. Borrus
Founding General Partner
X/Seed Capital Management
Gail H. Cassell (IOM)
Visiting Professor
Department of Global Health and Social Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Carl J. Dahlman
Henry R. Luce Associate Professor
Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
Georgetown University
Jerry S. H. Lee (member, ex officio)
Health Sciences Director
Deputy Director, Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives (CSSI)
Deputy Director, Center for Cancer Genomics (CCG)
Office of the Director
National Cancer Institute
Ginger Lew
Managing Director
Enduring Hydro
David T. Morgenthaler
Founding Partner
Morgenthaler Ventures
Benjamin P. Riley (member, ex officio)
Principal Deputy, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Rapid Fielding
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Research and Engineering

Michael Russo
U.S. Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs
Lawrence C. Schuette (member, ex officio)
Director of Innovation
Office of Naval Research
Laura D’Andrea Tyson
S.K. and Angela Chan Professor of Global Management
Haas School of Business
University of California, Berkeley
Meeting & Events

Workshop on Medical Device Innovation
September 10, 2014
Meeting of the Innovation Policy Forum
March 25, 2014
Washington, DC
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Workshop on Evaluating the Implications of the MIT Final Report on Advanced Manufacturing
November 1, 2013
Washington, DC
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Workshop on U.S.-China Policy for Science, Technology, and Innovation
October 23, 2013
Washington, DC
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Meeting of the Innovation Policy Forum (CLOSED)
July 8, 2013
Washington, DC
Meeting Global Challenges - U.S. Innovation Policy
June 10-11, 2013
Berlin, Germany
Advancing International Innovation: The Role of the State Department
May 2, 2013
Washington, DC
Department of Defense
National Cancer Institute
Office of Naval Research (Founding Sponsor)