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Spring 2011

Spring 2011
Published two times per year, The New York Academy of Sciences Magazine reports on the activities of the Academy and its Members, and features cover stories, profiles and book excerpts that illuminate cutting-edge issues in science and examine challenges facing the global scientific community.

Table of Contents

How to Build an Innovation Ecosystem

For spurring scientific progress, an interconnected community is key.

Going Beyond the Back-of-the-Napkin Business Plan

Steve Hochberg has put NYAS in the position to help life-science entrepreneurs.

What Drives an Academic Entrepreneur?

New research seeks to understand a startup's definition of success.

Competing in an Innovation Intensive Environment

How local infrastructure influences the ability to innovate.

How We Catalyze Innovation Ecosystems

The Academy offers a unique platform of expertise, services, and initiatives.

Building an Economic Engine?

First, overhaul student and teacher education.

Pulling Our Weight in This Sputnik Moment

How a NYAS STEM education partnership responds to the President's call.

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