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A Winning Business Assessment: The Key to Success for your Project

Originally delivered Nov 11, 2008
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Scientists and engineers in chemicals and advanced materials industries are some of the most prolific inventors and innovators in all technology businesses. But before innovations can command significant corporate or other support, proposed projects must be assessed as to their viability and impact in their intended application and its competitive environment. This presentation will describe the Technology/Business Assessment process in the chemical industry, what is required in an analysis, and sources of information and support. The seminar will also outline key aspects that must be presented to management and investors in order to gain their commitment.


Steven Ludmerer

Steven Ludmerer has a 35 year career building, growing, and improving the profitability, performance, and value of specialty chemical, advanced material, and consumer products businesses. For two decades at DuPont and Union Carbide, he launched such well-known products as Teflon® finishes for cookware, Reach® toothbrush, and Tychem® and Barricade ® protective apparel fabrics.  After leaving the big chemical company world, Mr. Ludmerer led three technology-based entrepreneurial ventures: an immunoassay diagnostics company, an instrument company, and an electronic materials company.  Steve...Read more

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