2018 – Dr. Carlos M. Morel, CDTS and FIOCRUZ
Dr. Morel has actively participated in creation of various worldwide programs to promote research and development in neglected diseases, employing robust empirical approaches to inform strategic planning and policy development. Examples of his work include:
Revisiting the Concept of Innovative Developing Countries (IDCs) For Its Relevance to Health Innovation and Neglected Tropical Diseases and For the Prevention and Control of Epidemics (2018)
Enabling Policy Planning and Innovation Management Through Patent Information and Co-Authorship Network Analyses: A Study of Tuberculosis in Brazil (2012)
Co-Authorship Network Analysis: A Powerful Tool for Strategic Planning of Research, Development and Capacity Building Programs on Neglected Diseases (2009)
Health Innovation Networks to Help Developing Countries Address Neglected Diseases (2005)
2017 – Ronald N. Kostoff, Research Associate, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ron has worked tirelessly to advance Literature-Related Discovery and Innovation (LRDI) text-mining processes. The LRDI methodology is applicable to all disciplines contained in the published research
Pervasive Causes of Disease (2015)
2016 – Paul Oldham of One World Analytics
One World Analytics TechMining research has strives to inform national technology management processes with innovative options for national and global stakeholder interactions, value chain system development, and communication processes.
Examples of their work include:
“Valuing the Deep: Marine Genetic Resources in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction,” a patent profile highlighting where corporate interests are exploiting marine genetic resources beyond national jurisdictions.
“A Review of UK Patent Activity for Genetic Resources and associated Traditional Knowledge” which aims to improve the equity and efficiency of bioprospecting process by matching sources of traditional knowledge with the bioscience innovation chain.