By David Tolfree
Micro-nanotechnologies (MNT) are already creating a profound influence on our day-by-day lives. New functions are good underway within the US, Asia, and Europe. even though, their probably disruptive nature, in addition to the public’s issues, has produced a few demanding situations. Commercializing Micro-Nanotechnology items offers a picture of the present marketplace state of affairs and info the necessity for MNT improvement. It outlines the issues dealing with today’s companies and discusses the procedures for commercialization, highway mapping, know-how move research, and entrepreneurial improvement.
The booklet starts off through detailing the stairs required to show an idea right into a marketable product. The editors supply examples of formerly profitable items and relate to their very own stories in improvement. subsequent, the textual content makes a speciality of the significance of entrepreneurship and the mandatory steps to finance and advance a business plan. It includes a variety of definitions of nanotechnology and the way every one pertains to roadmap and creation matters. 3 exact case stories from the major MNT improvement and production businesses describe how every one enterprise begun and improved to turn into a industry chief. those experiences supply useful perception into overcoming the demanding situations on the topic of reaching monetary backing and specifying the proper product for improvement.
This reference presents the single insightful appraisal of the present prestige of micro-nanotechnology items. It describes a concise procedure for product commercialization, from industry learn to finish product cognizance. Commercializing Micro-Nanotechnologies presents a transparent process for selecting the precise product to improvement and overcoming demanding situations within the starting to be worldwide marketplace.
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20 Our research looks solely at the newly formed independent firms. Six of the thirty-two start-up firms in our study of semiconductor silicon pulling were first to adopt newly marketed technologies and successfully beat the major suppliers to the market with the new technology. In all cases, these firms were started by individuals who had existing contacts with one or more of the current buyers in the industry. ” Since these firms knew the industry buyers, and buyers knew the new technology, they used buyer pull with minor technology push market strategy.
Commercializing Micro-Nanotechnology Products by David Tolfree