Innovation: a desire to make things better

Our innate drive to comprehend and change our world for the better transforms us in ways we sometimes are not even aware—from our health, our economy and our planet, to how we understand our past and how we envision our future.

In this knowledge era, innovation is integral to nation building and there is almost no limit to what research can teach us. In the broadest sense, both research and innovation are driven by the desire to make things better, writes Gilles Patry.


PUBLISHED : Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 12:00 AM

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