Thought for the month
“A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man’s brow.” Ovid, Roman Poet (43 BC – 17 AD).
Tuesday, 12 April 2016
Which organisation do you think tops the Reuters list of Top 25 Global Innovators, Government - a list that ranks the publicly funded institutions doing the most to advance science and technology? Based on a methodology that looks at patents, papers and article citations and impact, the accolade goes to France’s Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission. On a country basis, the United States leads the list with six organizations ranked, France and Japan each have four, and Germany has three.