Innovation can come from the arts and social sciences as well as engineering or medicine. It can take the shape of new products or services; new ventures, ranging from venture-backed startups to non-profits; as well as new organizational models. Innovation can be any groundbreaking approach or advancement that changes the way we live, work, and play.
In fact, some of the many innovations that found their start at USC include:
- An antiviral drug to inhibit HIV and influenza A.
- The revolutionary approach to social networking that has become the sixth most popular website in the world
- Prosthesis to restore sight to those suffering from blindness.
- The cotton t-shirt