This article was published in 2006 (in Danish on - ing.dk) to introduce the "idea-originator" as the key figure in idea utilization.
The present understanding places the entrepreneur at centre stage, and that is very unfortunate.
To get a more thorough understanding go to the article below, or even to the main "Science History and the Future" blog.
This article though is short and easy to grasp and can therefore be recommended as an introduction to the theme. "idea exchange and utilization".
For mature nations to survive and prosper in the global economy it is of increasing importance to develop know how and to utilize new knowledge and new ideas as efficiently as possible.