Slide title: Nurturing the Innovation Ecosystem
Slide image: Diagram showing resources invested from discovery to development to commercialization by universities, small business, foundations, investors and industry.
Resources invested are: NSF overall, STC, GOALI, ERC, AIR/PFI, I/UCRC, NSF I-Corps, STTR, SBIR.
Other words on the graph are "Ditch of Death" and "Valley of Death"
Image credit: National Science Foundation
Background image: aerial photo of a cloud-filled valley and mountains
Background image credit: Thinkstock