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The Impacts of Nanotechnology on Companies: Policy Insights from Case Studies


By csep - Posted on 25 March 2011

TitleThe Impacts of Nanotechnology on Companies: Policy Insights from Case Studies
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2010
Corporate AuthorsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Pagination107 p.
Date Published12/2010
PublisherOrganization for Economic Cooperation and Development
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number9789264094635
Abstract

Looking a case studies of nanotechnology companies in different companies, this report contributes to policy making by providing new information on the commercialization of nanotechnology, and tries to access whether nanotechnology is the source of new and specific challenges for companies which may require new types of policy responses. This includes issues of patenting, challenges in nanotechnology-related manufacturing, challenges for commercialization, anticipated growth in human research needs, and sources of needed nanotechnology skills.

URLhttp://www.oecd.org/document/53/0,3746,en_21571361_41212117_46615349_1_1_1_1,00.html