Globalization undercutting traditional sources of wealth: timeline?
Emergence of knowledge and networks as wealth generators
Great Recession reducing resources available for investment Transitions more difficult in a slower economy
NAS Report o n innovation?
Educational attainment of next generation
Speed: Find fast solutions to policy challenges
Tap into a "think/do" network of pragmatic leaders
Bridge/connect policy and practice
Engage different perspectives quickly (Quad Helix)
Identify leading edge, pragmatic solutions
Leverages local assets
Enhances institutional prestige, reputation for responsiveness and pragmatism
Create new revenue streams
Leverage national network to maximize local impacts