Introduction to Innovation and Technology Transfer

Introduction to Innovation and Technology Transfer

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This non-technical, comprehensive introduction to innovation and technology transfer shows how todays businesses need to innovate to be successful. Using a wide range of practical and international examples, the authors describe and evaluate the whole innovation process as it would affect a company or organization implementing a new product or service, from the initial identification of needs and opportunities, through the location and assessment of the technologies available, to the business and management aspects such as finance, marketing and intellectual property. This work is intended for owners and managers in engineering companies, training and technical staff in manufacturing companies and research organizations, R&D engineers, industrial liaison staff in universities and colleges, and students.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 166.9 x 231.9 x 28.2mm | 512.57g
  • Artech House Publishers
  • Norwood, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0890068321
  • 9780890068328
  • 1,923,199

Table of contents

Introduction and 'Key Terms.' Overview and the Technology Transfer Process. Monitoring Information. Searching for the Technology. Company to Company Transfers. Marketing Opportunities. Evaluation of the Technology. Role of the Business Plan. Financing of Innovation. Protecting the Technology. Prototypes and Product Development. Reducing the Risk. Introduction to the Management of Innovation and Change. Project Management and the Launch. Human Resources. Control and Performance Measures.

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