Key Features

  • A route map for the commercialization of nanotechnology research
  • Discusses product design challenges, regulatory issues, and ethical and social implications of nanotechnology
  • Features new case studies on nanotechnology startups in challenging economic times

Readership

Engineers, scientists, and developers in biotechnology, micro- and nanotechnology, and MEMS

Table of Contents

Part I Technology Basics
1 What is Nanotechnology?
2 Science, Technology and Wealth
3 Innovation
4 Why Nanotechnology?
Part II Nanotechnology Products
5 The Nanotechnology Business
6 Miscellaneous Applications
7 Energy
8 Information Technologies
9 Health
Part III Organizing Nanotechnology Business
10 The Business Environment
11 The Fiscal Environment
12 Regulation
13 Nanotechnology companies
14 The Geography of Nanotechnology
15 Design of Nanotechnology Products
IV Wider and Longer-Term Issues
16 The Future of Nanotechnology
17 Society’s Grand Challenges
18 Ethics and Nanotechnology

Details

No. of pages:
240
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
William Andrew
Electronic ISBN:
9781455731916
Print ISBN:
9781455731893
Print ISBN:
9780128101445