R&D Stars Answering the Call

June 15, 2020
Companies put innovation skills to the test as they rapidly develop products to help throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

When tragedy strikes, it often leaves a path of destruction, hopelessness and despair – all conditions that can make coping and recovery difficult endeavors. However, as manufacturers have responded to the needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s equally clear that such circumstances can also lead to meaningful innovations. Such developments not only help communities deal with urgent needs, but also play a pivotal role in enabling the entire manufacturing community to return to work albeit under a new definition of normal.

Here are a few of the many R&D leaders leveraging their innovation skills to make a difference throughout the pandemic.  

About the Author

Peter Fretty | Technology Editor

As a highly experienced journalist, Peter Fretty regularly covers advances in manufacturing, information technology, and software. He has written thousands of feature articles, cover stories, and white papers for an assortment of trade journals, business publications, and consumer magazines.

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