Ulrich A.K.Betz, Vice President of Innovation at Merck, also Head of the department of Innovation, the same Ulrich Betz, who five years ago rightly asked “Why should a super star scientist be celebrated less than a super star football player?” is now the first author of a very recent and most interesting article. The article was written jointly with three dozen other researchers, from universities in nearly a dozen countries, also including top universities such as Harvard, Cambridge, and Oxford. The game changer topics are clustered into buckets:
Dynamic life science and
Alternate resources for the future.
From this 33-page long article, I reproduce just a very short sentence that appears at the end of the conclusions section:“…a world where the knowledge of humanity is available to everybody at our fingertips with a press of a button, combined with empowering AI-tools and robotics, a new golden age for the polymath is dawning” https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040162523002731#s0020