Nanotechnology: Business Applications and Commercialization
DescriptionNanotechnology: Business Applications and Commercialization is a guide for businesses, investors, and research universities who want to bring nanotechnology products to the commercial market. Showing how academia and business can partner to commercialize nanomaterial research, it delineates business aspects for scientists and highlights opportunities for business professionals.
Some of the key topics covered include:
This timely book outlines how to harness nanotechnology innovations through the application of strong business principles, drive the standards and development, and take the knowledge to the commercial level with business applications. Filled with case studies and useful resources, it helps readers bridge the "valley of death"—the gap period in capital financing that exists between research and the market adoption of new technologies.
Table of ContentsIntroduction
Types of Nanobusinesses
Ease of Entry
Investors and Commercialization Centers
Conclusion: Social Aspects of Nanotechnology
Nanotechnology Information Sources
Dr. Sherron Sparks has a doctorate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and as such, studies the trends of business and technology, and where they are taking us in the future. She teaches I/O Psychology, Leadership and International Business at Penn State University, giving her the unique position to study industrial trends around the world. Her passion for nanotechnology and what it can do for the economies of the world gives her a keen outlook on the commercialization of nanotechnology.
For more information about Dr. Sparks and her work, visit Sparks Business Institute and Nanovortex. You can also follow Dr. Sparks on Twitter.
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