The Emergence of the Nanobiotechnology Industry

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Maine, E., Thomas, V.J., Bliemel, M., Murira, A. and Utterback, J., (2014). The Emergence of the Nanobiotechnology Industry, Nature Nanotechnology, 9(1), 2-5. doi: 10.1038/nnano.2013.288  

http://www.nature.com/nnano/journal/v9/n1/full/nnano.2013.288.html

Date created: 
2014-01-06
Keywords: 
Nanobiotechnology industry
Nanotechnology
Biotechnology
Technological innovations
New product development
Industry evolution
Management of innovation
Technology convergence
Radical innovation
Drug delivery
Diagnostics
Dominant design
Innovation policy
Science policy
Biomedical firms
Nanotechnology commercialization
Abstract: 

The confluence of nanotechnology and biotechnology provides significant commercial opportunities. By identifying, classifying and tracking firms with capabilities in both biotechnology and nanotechnology over time, we analyze the emergence and evolution of the global nanobiotechnology industry.  

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This is the final author version (accepted manuscript copy following peer review).

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English
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Article
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Subject headings: 
Biotechnology/trends
Nanotechnology/trends
Biotechnology/legislation & jurisprudence
Nanotechnology/legislation & jurisprudence
Sponsor(s): 
Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University
David J. McGrath jr (1959) Chair in Management and Innovation, Sloan School of Management at MIT
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