Old World Innovation chain
Researchers spend their life finding new insights.
Valuers (funders, financiers, analysts & appraisers) spend their life pricing the things that researchers uncover, so that Traders can exchange value.
Sometimes traders can also be researchers, but innovation impact (on society) is secondary to the direct value of the exchange.
New World Innovation chain?
Valuer’s set the innovation priorities based on innovation impact.
Researchers get to work and traders then exchange the outputs.