Coming up with groundbreaking products such as Gorilla Glass requires continuous investment and a substantial R&D operation, says David Morse, chief technical officer of Corning Glass. "Some people in the materials industry today are asking whether long-term, continuous research and development can yield intellectual property," he notes. "It does. And it always has. You just have to have continuously consistent investment."
Don't give up on big R&D labs, Corning Glass says