How can innovation be taught and fostered within academia to accelerate drug discovery and the commercialization of emerging biotechnologies?

In the following video, renowned biomedical engineer and cardiologist Elazer Edelman explains how multidisciplinarity is essential for knowledge transition and it summarizes the unique case of how the collaborative work of experts from different fields has enabled over the last decades innovations in cardiovascular medicine increasing the survival rate of people having, for example, a cardiac arrest.