Innovation Fact of the Week: Increased Airline Industry Competition Boosted Researcher Collaboration by 50 Percent Between 1991 and 2012

John Wu July 29, 2016
July 29, 2016

Competition in the airline industry over the past two decades has driven down air travel costs. As a beneficial side effect for innovation, cheaper airline tickets have allowed scientists to meet face-to-face with greater ease, increasing collaborative research projects by about 50 percent, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.