BW article: A new model for innovation in HP labs

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This article caught my attention because I’m working on an article on innovation in the HPC community that (I hope) will run in this week’s edition. This particular article at BusinessWeek isn’t focused on, of course, but on all of HP’s research operations.

HP logoAs the computer giant cuts its number of major research projects, its labs director explains the attempt to marry the grant-writing focus of a university with the entrepreneurial approach of a venture capital firm…

On May 1, HP’s new labs director, Prith Banerjee, plans to unveil a list of 20 to 30 major projects HP Labs will pursue, a dramatic cut from the 150 or so currently on its docket.