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Podcast: Why U.S. Innovation Must Speed Up

Manufacturing Revival Radio talks with the director of the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute.
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\"DreamlandManufacturing Revival Radio is a Dreamland Radio production with hosts Todd Schnick and Todd Youngblood. On this show, we feature the companies, the leaders, the innovators leading the charge and driving the innovation. Through the blood, sweat, and tears of working men and women from here at home, to around the world. Learn more at Manufacturing Revival Radio.

This special edition of Manufacturing Revival Radio was recorded live September 17 at the Next Generation Manufacturing Conference at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA. Next Generation Manufacturing provides a forum to educate and connect manufacturers with state-wide resources to strengthen the viability of American manufacturers. NGM’s programming encourages growth through competitive innovation and the building of relationships amongst manufacturers across all verticals.

Joining us for this episode is Dr. Ben Wang, executive director of the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute.

Show Notes and Highlights

  • The dual objectives of the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute
  • A White House study on the excessive time it takes for new products to go to market
  • The imperative of speeding up innovation and the real impacts of failing to do that
  • The three elements needed to help accelerate innovation

Click on the play button above to listen to the interview, or download the audio file at Manufacturing Revival Radio.

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