Two new short presentations have been added to the Athena Alliance website:
June 19, 2012
Presented at Strategic Report Roundtable of the Washington Economic Development Commission (WEDC). WEDC is charged with the development of an economic and innovation strategy for the State of Washington. The presentation gave an brief overview of the concept of intangible capital as a lead-in to an expert discussion on state-level economic development programs and their evaluation. This expert roundtable was held in conjunction with the development of the State of Washington's report Building a World Class Innovation Ecosystem
May 8, 2012
Presented at Manufacturing Innovation 2012, sponsored by the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This presentation places traditional intellectual property (IP - patent, copyright and trademarks) in the context of the broader concept of intangible capital (IC) and describes a proto-tool that can be used to assess whether an organization's IC is capable of fully utilizing its IP.