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1 online resource (392 p.) : ill. (some col.).
"This book collects selected papers from the 17th and 18th Annual Conference of the Chinese Society of Micro/Nano Technology (CSMNT2015 and CSMNT2016). The papers cover various fields, like Micro/Nano Transducer/Robot, Microfluidic Devices and Systems, Micro/Nano Fabrication & Measurement Technologies, Microfluidics and Nano Fluids, Nano Material Research/Nanotube/Nanowire Devices, MEMS/NENS and Applications, Nanometer Biological/Nano Medicine, Packaging Technology. All the papers are written by Chinese researchers. From this book, you can have an overview of research of MEMS and nano technology in China. The reader can be researchers, graduate students, and engineers who are working in the field of MEMS and nano technology."--Publisher's website.
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xiv, 380 pages : illustrations, charts ; [ca. 23-29] cm
  • Foundations of safety science: Theories, principles, methods and tools Understanding (organizational) practices in safety research: Proximity versus distance and some research implications T.E. Evjemo A multi-perspective account of safety (MUPSY) R. Rosness, R.K. Tinmannsvik & T.K. Haavik Influence of temperature and surroundings humidity on scaffolding work comfort I. Szer, J. Szer, P. Cyniak & E. Blazik-Borowa Two different qualitative cyberneticians: Barry Turner and Jens Rasmussen P. Waterson & J.C. Le Coze "Tough Love": Unpacking the dynamics of Turner's stage 6 (cultural readjustment) M. Whitehead, G.T. Jun & P.E. Waterson Developments in analysis of severe adverse events in healthcare-policy and practice in Norway S. Wiig & G.S. Braut From safety to cyber security: New organizational challenges in Industrial Control Systems (ICS) A. Zanutto Research to practice: Achievements, lessons learned and challenges Epidemiologic and temporal trends of work-related injuries in expatriate workers in a high-income rapidly developing country: Evidence for preventive programs R.J. Consunji, A. Mehmood, N. Hirani, A. El-Menyar, A. Abeid, A. Hyder, M. Mollazehi, H. Al-Thani & R. Peralta Ensuring contract worker safety in complex organizational systems J. Hayes, D. Paterno, E. Eleftheriadis & S. Tepe Potential safety influences of communication and language difficulties at sea: A comparison of vessels with and without multinational crews T.-O. Navestad Working conditions, fatigue and safety in Norwegian maritime transport T.-O. Navestad & R.O. Phillips Reducing risk amongst those driving during work M.J.M. Sullman Risk management and safety culture: Case studies, best practices and further needs Mandatory OHS management is mostly an ineffective `side-car' because employers delegate it away to un-empowered line managers K. Frick Safety culture in a shipping company. Evidence from two surveys 13 years apart J.I. Havold, G. Mustafa & N. Ashraf From traditional occupational safety work to systematic leisure time safety promoting T. Hyytinen & J. Kivisto-Rahnasto HSEQ assessment audit tool-consistency analysis of expert audits H. Jounila, N. Cajander, A. Reiman, J. Latva-Ranta & S. Vayrynen Capturing lessons learnt from an accident investigation to improve the management of geological hazards in construction U. Kjellen & O.I. Dalen Road safety culture among HGV drivers in Norway and Greece: Why do Greek HGV drivers commit more aggressive violations in traffic? T.-O. Navestad, R.O. Phillips, A. Laiou & G. Yannis Improving occupational safety in in-house logistics with the aid of digital measures P. Perttula, H. Ratilainen & V. Puro Chemical hazard risk in emergency services A. Prieto-Sanchez, J.A. Del Moral-Jimenez, L. Reyes-Goldsmith, S. Esteban-Pastor, F. Aguilar-Fernandez & M.T. Lanza-Guerricagoitia Measures for preventing violence in emergency departments J. Pulkkinen, S. Anttila, J. Kivisto-Rahnasto & J. Vasara Safety culture assurance by auditing in a nuclear power plant construction project T. Reiman & K. Viitanen What kind of prevention cultures are prevailing? Typical dialogues on occupational safety and health in German companies B. Schmitt-Howe Translation of a safety culture training program from one industry context to another R.O. Skotnes, K.A. Holte & P. Kines The safety culture award competition in the Czech Republic and Slovakia I. Slovackova A model for managing OHS in Finnish vocational training and education provider organisations S. Tappura, J. Pulkkinen & J. Kivisto-Rahnasto Promoting a positive safety culture in the maritime industry by applying the Safety-II perspective A.M. Teperi, V. Puro & J. Lappalainen Applying Pareto approach in the prevention of occupational accidents in cement industry-a case study at Holcim Vietnam X.T. Thai & P. Kucera Patterns of safety. Overarching results and conclusions from a comparative study of safety in the Swedish and Danish construction industry-SveDan M. Torner, K.J. Nielsen, J. Dyreborg, M. Grill, R. Grytnes, C.D. Hansen, P. Kines & A. Pousette Prevention cultures and OSH interventions-European experiences with implementing the zero accident vision (and its potentials for health and wellbeing at work) G.I.J.M. Zwetsloot Safety regulation: Reasonable practicable approach Dialogue in asymmetrical power relations-modern safety regulation? U. Forseth & R. Rosness The future of health and safety legislation and the role of different stakeholders in occupational safety and health legislation O. Nicolaidou, C.M. Varianou & G. Boustras Fire safety regulation in practice: Challenges and achievements M. Sousa, C. Fernandes, C. Ribeiro & R. Aguia Responsive regulation: Influencing WHS improvement in a high-risk industry P. Thorning, G. Phillips, V. Thomson & K. Bow Critical analysis on occupational safety and hygiene law and its implementation-a case study of Vietnam's rubber industry T.N.S. Tran & A. Bernatik Managing safety-related compliance in differing market areas J. Vasara & J. Kivisto-Rahnasto Education and training: Prerequisite for safety Occupational safety and health and environmental safety criticalities depending on geo-economic areas: A focus on mining and quarrying activities M. Bo, P. Fargione, L. Maida & F. Pognant Integrating safety into mainstream education and professional and vocational training J.N. Coudounaris An experience of university education on occupational safety and health at Politecnico di Torino E. De Cillis, P. Fargione, L. Maida & M. Patrucco What role do OHS professionals play in the construction of industrial safety? F. Guennoc, C. Chauvin & J.C. Le Coze Education and training. Pre-requisite for safety J. Jansz Bridging the divide-OHS and process safety T. Kerin Traditional learning vs virtual learning in maintenance operations: Thoughts and reflections from a safety perspective A. Martinetti & K. `t Hart Training plan for volunteers in H&S A. Prieto-Sanchez, F. Aguilar-Fernandez, L. Reyes-Goldsmith, M. Marcos-Alonso, S. Esteban-Pastor & M.T. Lanza-Guerricagoitia Safety training parks-a case study on the effectiveness of the trainings T. Rasanen, E. Sormunen, A. Reiman, S. Vayrynen, L. Moller Pedersen & O. Airaksinen A concept for developing safety leadership competencies of the managers R. Tengvall, S. Tappura & J. Kivisto-Rahnasto Monitoring of lighting in a school classroom I. Turekova, D. Lukacova & G. Banesz Biorhythm for injury prevention and safety awareness in VET: An Indian case study P.D. Ukhlikar, V. Dhole, A.B. Dadas & R. Balapure Complexity and safety: Multidisciplinarity and inter-stakeholder view Responses to institutional complexity associated with safety requirements in a large nuclear industry project N. Gotcheva, K. Aaltonen & J. Kujala Some results of a modern approach to the occupational safety and health problems L. Maida, E. De Cillis & P. Fargione Situation and factors of aggressive behavior against railway station staff in Japan surveyed through passengers' perceptions Y. Okada, Y. Miyachi, F. Kikuchi, A. Murakoshi & N. Hatakeyama "Healthy workplaces for all ages"-age related changes and occupational health and safety C.M. Varianou, O. Nicolaidou & G. Boustras.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138037960 20171218
Prevention of Accidents at Work collects papers presented at the 9th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work (WOS 2017) held in Prague, Czech Republic, on October 3-6, 2017, organized by the VSB-Technical University of Ostrava. The conference on current issues within occupational safety is organized under the umbrella of Workingonsafety.net (WOS.net). WOS.net is an international network of decision-makers, researchers and professionals responsible for the prevention of accidents and trauma at work. The network aims to bring accident prevention experts together in order to facilitate the exchange of experience, new findings and best practices between different countries and sectors. WOS.net is supported by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).The overall theme is safety management complexity in a changing society, with the motto: Do we need a holistic approach? Underlying topics include: Foundations of safety science: theories, principles, methods and tools; Research to practice: achievements, lessons learned and challenges; Risk management and safety culture: case studies, best practices and further needs; Safety regulation: reasonable practicable approach; Education and training: prerequisite for safety; Complexity and safety: multidisciplinarity and inter-stakeholder views. Prevention of Accidents at Work should be valuable to researchers, policy makers, safety professionals, labor inspectors, labor administrators and other experts in the prevention of occupational accidents.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138037960 20171218
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  • Technology Innovation in Education. Recent Trends in Internet of Things (IoT). Knowledge Engineering for Decision Support Systems. Emerging Trends in Mobile Computing and Communications.Intelligent Recognition Technologies, Applications, and Systems (IRTAS). ICT for Intelligent Enterprise. Sensors in Real-Time Applications. Vital Role of WSN in Daily Life Applications. Learning and University Teaching Practices. Research Perspective in Big Data Analytics. Soft Computing Techniques in Cryptology and Information Security. Psychology, IT and Social Media. Big Data in Education. Internet of Things and Smart Systems. Human Factors in Cyber Security. Smart Computing. Intelligent Computing. Ecommerce and Electronic Payment Systems Adoption in Developing Countries. Quality of Service Enhancements in Distributed Mobile Networks: Algorithms and Protocols for New Generation Communications. Knowledge Management: Science, Technology, and Applications. Computer Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. Intelligent Systems for Processing and Analysis of Multi-Dimensional Signals and Images. Wireless Sensor Networks and Applications. Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital. Managing People in Digital Economy.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498781190 20171218
The International Conference on Communications, Management, and Information Technology (ICCMIT'16) provides a discussion forum for scientists, engineers, educators and students about the latest discoveries and realizations in the foundations, theory, models and applications of systems inspired on nature, using computational intelligence methodologies, as well as in emerging areas related to the three tracks of the conference: Communication Engineering, Knowledge, and Information Technology. The best 25 papers to be included in the book will be carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions, then revised and expanded to provide deeper insight into trends shaping future ICT.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498781190 20171218
Book
1 online resource (255 p.) : ill. (some col.)
"Our book presents a unique and original viewpoint on natural and engineered systems. The authors' goal is to propose and explain core principles that govern the formation and function of simple and complex systems. Examples are drawn from a broad range of topics from common materials and manufactured structures to the behavior of cells, organisms and socio-economic organizations. We provide a technical discussion of key engineering principles without the use of mathematics so that we may describe for a general audience how the systems of daily life form, operate, and evolve. We use analogy and illustrations to show how the components self-organize and scale to form complex adaptive systems. In this way we hope to understand how those systems come to be, achieve stability, and suddenly transition to new equilibrium states, including the sudden onset of economic recessions, ecosystem collapse, the evolution of species, development of cancer, and other wide-ranging topics. The existential role of component variability in these processes is emphasized. This book targets engineering instructors and undergraduate students curious to explore the grand challenges facing society today so they might build productive and long-lasting careers in science and technology. The six essays can be used to frame classroom discussions on systems from a broad range of disciplines. The essays are designed to appeal to those with a basic science and engineering background as we illustrate many fundamental engineering concepts in our descriptions of system behavior. We also hope our book appeals to curious members of the general public who are interested in understanding foundational ideas."--Publisher's website.
Book
317 pages, 3 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Green Library
Book
309 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
East Asia Library
Book
321 pages ; 24 cm
  • Winners and losers
  • Reinventing how we live
  • Inventing new systems
  • Ideas about ideas
  • Where do inventions come from?
  • The visible hand-- Inventing the wheel.
"A smart, lively history of the world economy, seen through the crucial inventions that shaped it. Who thought up paper money? What was the secret element that made the Gutenberg printing press possible? What is the connection between The Da Vinci Code and the collapse of Lehman Brothers? In [this book], author and economist Tim Harford paints an epic yet intimate picture of economic change by telling the stories of the ideas, people, and tools that have had far-reaching and unexpected consequences for all of us. Drawing on his hugely popular BBC radio program and podcast ..., Harford expands on them with fascinating glimpses into the inventions that have transformed the ways, we work, play, and live. From the plow to artificial intelligence, from Gillette's disposable razor to IKEA's Billy bookcase, Harford recounts the memorable story of each invention and introduces us to the characters who developed them, profited from them, and were in some cases ruined by them. The result is a wise and witty book of history, economics, and biography."--Jacket.
Green Library
Book
1 online resource : illustrations (some color). Digital: text file; PDF.
Stanford Libraries
Book
1 online resource : text file, PDF
  • Part I: Energy Systems Chapter 1: Geometric Optimization for Thermo-Electric Cooler Chapter 2: Mean-Variance Mapping Optimization for Economic Dispatch Chapter 3: Smart Charging Optimization of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles Part II: Process Optimization Chapter 4: Three Phase Separator Optimization using Bacteria Foraging Chapter 5: Plant Optimization using Artificial Fish Swarm Algorithm Chapter 6: Multi-objective Optimization of Bioethanol Pre-treatment Process Part III: Material Engineering Chapter 7: Bioactive Compound Extraction Process Optimization Chapter 8: Multi-objective Optimization of Cement-bonded Sand Mould System Chapter 9: Multi-objective Optimization of Green Sand Mould Product Chapter 10: Multi-objective Optimization of Resin-bonded Sand Core Properties Final Remarks on Metaheuristics in Engineering.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781315297651 20171218
Advances in Metaheuristics: Applications in Engineering Systems provides details on current approaches utilized in engineering optimization. It gives a comprehensive background on metaheuristic applications, focusing on main engineering sectors such as energy, process, and materials. It discusses topics such as algorithmic enhancements and performance measurement approaches, and provides insights into the implementation of metaheuristic strategies to multi-objective optimization problems. With this book, readers can learn to solve real-world engineering optimization problems effectively using the appropriate techniques from emerging fields including evolutionary and swarm intelligence, mathematical programming, and multi-objective optimization. The ten chapters of this book are divided into three parts. The first part discusses three industrial applications in the energy sector. The second focusses on process optimization and considers three engineering applications: optimization of a three-phase separator, process plant, and a pre-treatment process. The third and final part of this book covers industrial applications in material engineering, with a particular focus on sand mould-systems. It also includes discussions on the potential improvement of algorithmic characteristics via strategic algorithmic enhancements. This book helps fill the existing gap in literature on the implementation of metaheuristics in engineering applications and real-world engineering systems. It will be an important resource for engineers and decision-makers selecting and implementing metaheuristics to solve specific engineering problems.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781315297651 20171218
Book
1 online resource : text file, PDF
  • Nanostructures and Nanosystems for Improvement of Materials and Objects. Modeling in Sphere of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Investigations of Structure and Properties of Nanostructures, Nanosystems, and Nanostructured Materials. Producing of Nanostructured Materialc and Investigations of Their Properties. Applications of Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnologies.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781315342108 20171218
This important book presents a collection of scientific papers on recent theoretical and practical advances in nanostructures, nanomaterials, and nanotechnologies. Highlighting some of the latest developments and trends in the field, the volume presents the developments of advanced nanostructured materials and the respective tools to characterize and predict their properties and behavior.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781315342108 20171218
Book
1 online resource (xxii, 409 pages) : illustrations., 1 online resource (1 CD-ROM.)
This book provides new and seasoned users with step-by-step procedures on creating and modifying 3D models, working with cameras and lights, assigning materials to objects, rendering, and printing. Unlike many AutoCAD competitors, it uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad tools for this popular application. Use the companion CD to set up drawing exercises and projects and see all of the book's figures including color. AutoCAD 2017 3DModelzing includes 50 "mini-workshops, " that complete small projects from concept through actual plotting. Solving all of the workshops will simulate the creation of full projects (architectural and mechanical) from beginning to end, without overlooking any of the basic commands and functions in AutoCAD 2017.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781944534622 20171201
Book
1 online resource (810 pages) : illustrations.
This book is the most comprehensive book you will find on AutoCAD 2017 - 2D Drafting. Covering all of the 2D concepts, it uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad drawing and editing tools for this popular application. Use the companion CD to set up drawing exercises and projects and see all of the book's figures in color. AutoCAD 2017 Beginning and Intermediate includes over 100 exercises or "mini-workshops, " that complete small projects from concept through actual plotting. Solving all of the workshops will simulate the creation of three projects (architectural and mechanical) from beginning to end, without overlooking any of the basic commands and functions in AutoCAD 2017.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781944534615 20171201
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vii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Introduction: Fertile ground
  • Part I. How bad practices prevail: We're suckers for success
  • Causal ambiguity
  • They spread quicker than they kill
  • Part II. Eliminating bad practices: The tale of the giant newspapers
  • More than painting a grey wall green (citizenM case study)
  • Innovation in the market for employees (Eden McCullum case study)
  • The ten commandments of business innovation
  • Part III. Reinvigorating your organization: Change for change's sake
  • Make your life difficult
  • Balance exploration and exploitation
  • Be varied
  • but selective.
An in-depth look at how certain best practices can have unintended and negative effects on businesses, and how to avoid them.Based on rigorous research, most of it the author's own.Great stories (from the world of management and beyond).Freek is an entertaining storyteller.Even though the book is steeped in academic research, the author writes in a clear, conversational, and trade-friendly voice.Diagnoses a problem and offers detailed and actionable prescriptions.Audience: Senior C-suite executives. It is not a book about basic issues concerning strategic management. Instead, it offers a novel perspective on strategic management, handing senior managers a new way to think about innovation and generate proactive change. General business audience. The book has genuinely entertaining stories, and Freek writes in an entertaining way.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781633693821 20171204
Business Library
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xvi, 1500 pages ; 29 cm
  • Reactive Chemical Hazards Specific Chemicals (main entries) Appendix 1 Abbreviations Appendix 2 Fire-Related Data Appendix 3 Glossary and Technical terms Appendix 4 Index of Chemical Names and Serial Numbers Appendix 5 Index of CAS Registry Numbers.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780081009710 20170807
Bretherick's Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards, Eighth Edition presents the latest updates on the unexpected, but predictable, loss of containment and explosion hazards from chemicals and their admixtures and actual accidents. The extensively cross-referenced book enables readers to avoid explosion and loss of containment of chemicals. Primary and more specialized sources are easily traced, and this new edition includes available record updates, also adding a number of new records. In this newly updated and expanded edition, the content is presented in a clear and user-friendly format.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780081009710 20170807
Science Library (Li and Ma)

16. Celling your soul [2017]

Video
1 streaming video file (48 min.) : digital, sound, color
This film is an informative expression of how our young people actually feel about connection in the digital world and our love/hate relationship with technology. It provides empowering strategies for more fulfilling, balanced, and authentic human interaction within the digital landscape. The film ... examines the effects of 'digital socialization' by taking viewers on a personal journey with a group of high school and college students who discover the power of authentic human connectivity and how there is 'No App' or piece of technology that can ever replace the benefits of human connection.
Book
xiii, 336 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • The language and rhetoric of science: using them to your advantage. Communicating science
  • The language of science: historical realities for readers and writers
  • Reading well: the first step to writing well
  • Writing well: a few basics
  • Writing very well: opportunities for creativity and elegance
  • The review process: dealing with contents and discontents
  • Through a flask darkly: plagiarism, fraud, and the ethics of authorship
  • Communicating professionally: where, what, and how. Professional scientific communication: where does it happen?
  • The scientific paper: a realistic view and practical advice
  • Other types of writing: review articles, book reviews, debate/critique
  • The proposal
  • Graphics and their place
  • Oral presentations: a few words
  • The graduate thesis (dissertation): what it means and how to do it
  • The online world: science in a new context
  • Special topics in communicating science. For researchers with English as a foreign language
  • Translating scientific material: guiding principles and realities
  • Meet the press: how to be an effective and responsible source for the media
  • Science writing and science talks: communicating with and for the public
  • Teaching science communication: helpful ideas for the classroom
  • In conclusion.
"For more than a decade, The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science has been the go-to reference for anyone who needs to write or speak about their research. Whether a student writing a thesis, a faculty member composing a grant proposal, or a public information officer crafting a press release, Scott Montgomery's advice is perfectly adaptable to any scientific writer's needs. This new edition has been thoroughly revised to address crucial issues in the changing landscape of scientific communication, with an increased focus on those writers working in corporate settings, government, and nonprofit organizations as well as academia. Half a dozen new chapters tackle the evolving needs and paths of scientific writers. These sections address plagiarism and fraud, writing graduate theses, translating scientific material, communicating science to the public, and the increasing globalization of research. The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science recognizes that writers come to the table with different needs and audiences. Through solid examples and concrete advice, Montgomery sets out to help scientists develop their own voice and become stronger communicators. He also teaches readers to think about their work in the larger context of communication about science, addressing the roles of media and the public in scientific attitudes as well as offering advice for those whose research concerns controversial issues such as climate change or emerging viruses. More than ever, communicators need to be able to move seamlessly among platforms and styles. The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science's comprehensive coverage means that scientists and researchers will be able to expertly connect with their audiences, no matter the medium" -- From the publisher.
Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
xix, 117 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm
  • Creating the World's First Midway
  • Walking the Plaisance
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix: Financial Data on Midway Concessions.
Created as a centerpiece for the Columbian Exposition of 1893, the Midway Plaisance was for one summer the world's most wondrous thoroughfare. A journey along its length immersed millions of spellbound visitors in a spectacle that merged exoticism with enlightenment and artistic crafts with dizzying technical achievement. Norman Bolotin, with Christine Laing, draws on his vast knowledge of the 1893 exposition to escort readers down the Midway. Step by step he takes you past forbidding Dahomeyans and dozens of belly dancers until, at last, you reach the colossal Ferris Wheel with cabins the size of street cars. The tour reveals the immense scale and variety of the experience in sensual detail--the thirsty crowds and the pungent aromas of exotic foods, the Libbey Glass Factory and the screams from the Ice Railway, the snake charmers and the hawkers selling a thousand souvenirs. Throughout, Bolotin details how the organizers--encouraging patrons to spend a little here and a little there--brought off an extravaganza that paid its costs and achieved every one of its goals, including profitability for the fair and immortality.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780252082429 20171023
Green Library
Book
xiii, 392 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 22 cm
East Asia Library
Book
1 online resource (xxii, 536 pages) : illustrations
  • Part I Development on a Shoestring * Risk is a Four Letter Word * The Innovation Imperative * Development on a Shoestring * Funding a Knowledge-Intensive Product * Government Grants for Small Businesses SBIR and STTR * Proof of Principle Strategies * Overcoming Regulatory Hurdles * Market Research on a Shoestring * Competitive Intelligence * Establishing your Technical Team * Managing Managers * Strategic Planning for Startups * How to Think like an Executive Part II Classical Initial Decisions * Partnership or Proprietorship * Pros and Cons of Virtual Organizations * Strategic Alliance or Go it Alone? * Make vs Buy decisions * Core Competencies * Patenting vs Trade Secrets * Technical vs Customer Focus * Strategic Pricing Strategies * Initial Funding: FFFs, Angels or Venture Capital * Legal Considerations * Is there a Business Incubator in your future? * The Cavalry to the Rescue: The Bayh-Dole Act * What is your company worth? * Licensing and Tech Transfers basics * CRO Agreements: Can you handle the truth? Part III Product Launch * Product Lifestyle * Funding a Knowledge-Intensive Product * Proof of Principle Strategies * Overcoming Regulatory Hurdles * Lethal Launch Mistakes * National or International Rollout? * Underpromise and Overdeliver * Pricing Strategies * Realistic Sales Budgets * How much Inventory to * Commercializing Pharmaceutical Products * Commercializing Medical Devices * Commercializing High-Tech Products * Supply Chain Distribution * Fulfillment and Distribution Part IV Pathways to Profitability * Practical Methodology for Product Commercialization * Avoiding Land Mines * Product Introduction: Lean Principles Appendix * Ready-to-use Legal Forms * Glossary.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498730600 20171218
Commercializing a knowledge-based product or service requires a realistic, methodical approach combined with a great deal of perseverance. Commercialization Secrets for Scientists and Engineers serves as a high-level guide to answering key questions and critical issues that confront founding entrepreneurs on their quest to commercialize their knowledge-based innovations. It highlights the unique problems shared by all technologists across knowledge-intensive fields and how to overcome the most predictable obstacles faced by technology entrepreneurs. It demystifies the process of commercializing advanced products that require a high degree of specialized knowledge. Typically, these are "disruptive technologies" with the potential to revolutionize whole industries. The book simplifies the launch of high-tech ventures such as pharmaceuticals, genetic and biotechnology products, wireless devices, fuel cells, and minimally invasive medical devices. Additionally, it will help readers bring their disruptive technologies to profitability.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498730600 20171218