Competitive Innovation – Innovation and Great Power Competition (Sidharth Kaushal, RUSI)

The competition to achieve a first-mover advantage in harnessing the transformative technologies of the future is vital.

In an era in which competitor approaches to civil–military fusion are gathering pace, an understanding of how defence and civilian innovation can reinforce one another is also crucial to competitive success. Western policymakers and planners will need to understand the strengths and fragilities of peer competitors’ innovation ecosystems and the competitive asymmetries that lie therein.

In this Adversarial Studies seminar, Dr Nick Wright discusses some of the findings from recent work that he has conducted with the Pentagon’s Joint Staff on the ways in which Western and allied countries can maintain their innovative edge.

Episode 14: Innovation and Great Power Competition | Royal United Services Institute (

Marco Emanuele
Marco Emanuele è appassionato di cultura della complessità, cultura della tecnologia e relazioni internazionali. Approfondisce il pensiero di Hannah Arendt, Edgar Morin, Raimon Panikkar. Marco ha insegnato Evoluzione della Democrazia e Totalitarismi, è l’editor di The Global Eye e scrive per The Science of Where Magazine. Marco Emanuele is passionate about complexity culture, technology culture and international relations. He delves into the thought of Hannah Arendt, Edgar Morin, Raimon Panikkar. He has taught Evolution of Democracy and Totalitarianisms. Marco is editor of The Global Eye and writes for The Science of Where Magazine.

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