The inaugural issue of the newly-renamed journal, Technology and Innovation - Proceedings of the National Academy of Inventors, makes its debut with new editorship, a new editorial board, and a new focus on innovation while honoring academic invention. The National Academy of Inventors, founded at the University of South Florida (USF), edits the re-vamped journal with a plan to cover applied advances in translational science and technology. The editorial board is comprised of both NAI members and non-members.
"Translational technology is more important than ever," said journal co-editor Howard J. Federoff, MD, PhD, executive vice president for health sciences, and executive dean of the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. "It is the engine that will drive 21st century economies. The thousands of academic inventors on campuses and in laboratories around the globe are coming up with scientific and technology breakthroughs that will aid us in everything from saving lives, to creating jobs, to making the world safer, more productive and with a sustainable future."
A patent is the mark of a "true inventor," said Dr. Federoff, and patents on new technology are key to a better world.
According to journal co-editor Paul R. Sanberg, PhD, DSc, senior associate vice president for research and innovation at the University of South Florida, and founder and president of the National Academy of Inventors, the re-vamped journal will solicit research articles, review articles, commentaries, discussions (including editorials and letters to the editors), patent reviews and book reviews.
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