Accelerating business development in public research: “Transforming nanotech into economic good”

Paul Nederkoorn

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    Abstract

    The University Twente, the local Province Overijssel and a group of five private investors have agreed to work together in a public-private partnership to commercialize inventions at the micro- and nanotechnology research institute MESA+. This partnership will take the legal form of a private limited company with the name “MESA+ International Ventures” (MIV). Micro- and nanotechnology are promising new technologies that have the potential to revolutionize existing industries with new products and services. Due to the high-tech multidisciplinary character and sometimes disruptive impact, implementing micro- and nanotechnology is difficult without the right partners and environment. Having MIV based around MESA+, which is specifically designed for micro- and nanotechnology-based solution platforms, brings together the right partners, environment and approach to successfully scout and implement micro- and nanotechnology.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSymposium on Integrated Micro Nano Systems
    Subtitle of host publicationConvergence of bio and nanotechnologies, Enschede, The Netherlands, June 2006, Proceedings
    EditorsVal Jones
    PublisherCentre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT)
    Pages46-49
    ISBN (Print)90-365-2449-0
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2006
    EventSymposium on Integrated Micro Nano Systems 2006: Convergence of bio and nanotechnologies - University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands
    Duration: 20 Jun 200620 Jun 2006

    Publication series

    NameCTIT Workshop Proceedings Series
    PublisherCTIT
    NumberWP06-03
    ISSN (Print)1574-0846
    ISSN (Electronic)0929-0672

    Conference

    ConferenceSymposium on Integrated Micro Nano Systems 2006
    CountryNetherlands
    CityEnschede
    Period20/06/0620/06/06

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    Nederkoorn, P. (2006). Accelerating business development in public research: “Transforming nanotech into economic good”. In V. Jones (Ed.), Symposium on Integrated Micro Nano Systems: Convergence of bio and nanotechnologies, Enschede, The Netherlands, June 2006, Proceedings (pp. 46-49). (CTIT Workshop Proceedings Series; No. WP06-03). Centre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT).