Innovative Incubators and The Task of Addressing Research Backwardness

Innovative Incubators and The Task of Addressing Research Backwardness

In my preceding article, I briefly touched upon the issue of research backwardness and the notable support for intellectual extremism at the expense of neglecting research centers and institutions. It is imperative that we delve deeper into addressing this phenomenon.

A pivotal approach to combating research backwardness within the framework of the knowledge economy involves according due care and attention to seemingly simple yet potentially impactful ideas. These ideas, regardless of their simplicity, should be recognized, nurtured, and invested in through the establishment of “innovation incubators.” The concept of incubators centers around fostering ideas, sponsoring research, and making strategic investments to bolster the economy, ultimately reflecting in national income.

Post-World War II, Japan managed to transform its losses into gains by harnessing the power of innovative incubators. Through modest research and simple ideas, Japan emerged as a global leader in manufacturing, particularly in the automotive and electronic computer industries. These incubators, by championing and investing in basic ideas and technologies, propelled Japan’s sustained success and global competitiveness.

In various industries where Japan has excelled, innovative incubators played a crucial role in enabling the country to thrive even in the absence of abundant natural resources. The essence of innovative incubators lies in embracing and commercializing any useful idea, no matter how small. This involves producing limited trial copies, gauging market interest, and gradually expanding the reach of innovative products.

Robotics factories serve as exemplary models, bridging the gap between abstract theories in computer science (nanoscience) and their real-world applications. The symbiosis between nanoscience and innovative incubators has paved the way for groundbreaking innovations, continuously evolving and contributing to the technological landscape.

Beyond industry, the concept of artistic incubators is evident in the value attributed to paintings. Artists, akin to incubators, transform natural inspirations into artistic innovations, capturing the essence of creativity for broader consumption.

The common thread across these examples is the pivotal role played by innovative incubators. They serve as catalysts for transforming creative ideas into marketable commodities, thus contributing to national economies, enhancing income, and fostering continuous development.

The knowledge economy, at its core, relies on the function of innovative incubators, emphasizing the importance of the ideas, knowledge, and experiences of workers over traditional labor efforts. Despite the evolution of industrial work and the advent of machinery, human intellectual capital remains indispensable, demanding recognition in accounting systems that evaluate benefits and taxes.

To keep pace with modern developments, society must prioritize scientific research and incentivize it. Research embodies critical thinking, analysis, and conclusive reasoning, elements that cannot be cultivated solely through traditional educational methods. The call to encourage intellectual pursuits extends to fostering a culture of creative thinking and supporting means such as innovative incubators.

In conclusion, innovative incubators stand as indispensable instruments for harnessing and channeling ideas into tangible contributions to the economy. They symbolize a departure from traditional societal norms, reflecting a commitment to research, creative thinking, and the transformation of intellectual capital into tangible assets. As witnessed in the case of Japan, innovative incubators wield significant influence as soft power, contributing to economic and political ascension while showcasing a civilized model for the world to emulate and learn from. This paradigm is essential for societies aspiring to achieve similar levels of success and influence in the global arena.

And to talk the rest.

Author : Manahel Thabet

Al Bayan Newspaper

Related Post:

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp


Play Video
Manahel Thabet Ph.D. – President participated in the first Economic Leadership Workshop
Play Video