FuzeHub logoExternal reviewer for the Jeff Lawrence Manufacturing Innovation Fund, operated by FuzeHub, a not-for-profit operating a statewide node on the New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership. Latest awards here. Note that as part of each review round, I disclose potential conflicts and may be required to recuse myself if any reviewable proposal has been submitted by a unit with which I have a direct business relationship.

Benchmarked a series of major medical-research prizes, and suggested alternative methodologies for sourcing candidates, as part of a project by TEConomy Partners to advise a health-system foundation on a contemplated new prize.

Advisor to the NYU Wagner Innovation Labs on a report on cities and anchor institutions prepared by Neil Kleiman and his colleagues for the National Resouce Network. Work delivered as a subcontractor to the Center for an Urban Future.

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Cover page of NRN report. For full report, click image.

Benchmarked four national biotechnology strategies as part of a “Proposed National Medical Biotechnology Strategy and Action Plan for Jordan” cowritten by Battelle and UPMC.

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External reviewer for six innovation programs funded by Orange County (Florida) at the University of Central Florida, on a two-part technical-assistance project funded by Living Cities.

Consultant to the Director of Policy and Research, Living Cities, preparing a “blueprint” on urban economic-development issues as part of reconfiguration of the organization’s programs.

Benchmarked five state-supported eminent scholars programs for the Arkansas Research Alliance, in a project conducted through my affiliation with the Battelle Technology Partnership Practice.

Benchmarked a dozen military base-closing/re-use processes as part of a Battelle Internal Research and Development (IRAD) project to develop automated tools for use by the company’s defense-business sector.

Benchmarked strategies in all 50 states for development of alternative energy sectors as part of an Internal Research & Development (IR&D) project at Battelle.

Benchmarked metropolitan-region strategies for bioscience development as part of an Internal Research and Development (IRAD) project at Battelle, designed to complement Battelle’s biannual survey of state-level strategy and build further business with the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO).

BIO 2007 Metro Report