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New biomedical carbons: from Lab to MarketNew biomedical carbons: from Lab to Market

Developing a technology and selling a product are two very different processes, which require very different skill sets. The EU is supporting commercial exploitation of scientific results in nanotechnologies.

January 2012
Forget the Word NanoForget the Word Nano

Businesses in the nanotechnology field may even forget the word nano. To secure success they have to focus on solving customers’ problem and better communicate business opportunities that nanotechnologies may bring (Nov '11)

November 2011
How to lower the barriers to nanotechnology transferHow to lower the barriers to nanotechnology transfer

A major challenge for nanobusiness is to find a unique selling proposition, out of a diverse range of possible applications. Potential investors need better understanding of nanotech-related business opportunities

September 2011
New synthetic hydrogels in 3-D cell culture on the marketNew synthetic hydrogels in 3-D cell culture on the market

To take an invention to the market is a challenging process. Thanks to significant support of ProNano, the Germany-based life science company Cellendes have now their synthetic hydrogels on the market. However, they are facing a pressing issue

May 2011
Jànos Nagy: On nanopportunitiesJànos Nagy: On nanopportunities

Carbon nanotubes (CNT) are often touted as a key material of the future. 

January 2013
Dr. Uffe Bundgaard-Jørgensen: “Nanotechnology researchers need to approach investors to reach the market”Dr. Uffe Bundgaard-Jørgensen: “Nanotechnology researchers need to approach investors to reach the market”

Dr. Uffe Bundgaard-Jørgensen serves as a link between scientists and investors. He calls himself a rare animal who has been on both sides of the fence. With this experience he knows how both entrepreneurs and investors think and can tell how their meeting can become smoother

May 2011
Dr. Francisco de Aristegui: “We support researchers to reach the market with their innovations”Dr. Francisco de Aristegui: “We support researchers to reach the market with their innovations”

The field of nanotechnology is relatively new and many customers do not have any ideas of the applications of nanotechnology. The project ProNano offers help to researchers with nanotechnological innovations, on the route to commercialization. Francisco de Aristegui gives his view on the initiative

May 2011
Synthetic hydrogels improve testing of active substances in 3-D cell cultureSynthetic hydrogels improve testing of active substances in 3-D cell culture

The life science company Cellendes in Germany has developed synthetic hydrogels that make it possible to culture cells in three-dimensional environments. Their invention has fundamental advantages over other hydrogels for three-dimensional cultivation, also on the market

May 2011
Barriers in bringing nanotechnological innovations to the marketBarriers in bringing nanotechnological innovations to the market

Many research results within the nanotechnological field could benefit society. However, researchers are facing barriers when trying to bring their innovations to the market

April 2011
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