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  • How Magnets Attract and Repel: Interessement in a Technology Commercialization Competition 

    Spinuzzi, Clay; Nelson, Scott; Thomson, Keela S.; Lorenzini, Francesca; French, Rosemary A.; Pogue, Gregory P.; London, Noelle
    K6015, a South Korean firm seeking to commercialize its magnet technology in the US market, entered a technology commercialization training program structured as a competition. Through this program, K6015 (and others in ...
  • IC² Institute Update, Fall/Winter 2015 

    IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin
    Fall/winter 2015 issue of the IC² Institute newsletter. Topics in this issue include: IC² Institute activities in Colombia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Korea, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, and Turkey; the Austin ...
  • Technology Entrepreneurship in Indonesia and Kenya 

    Eaton, David J.; Leist, Alexander
    During 2014-2015, The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs (LBJ School) and the IC² Institute of The University of Texas at Austin, in cooperation with National Instruments unit Planet NI, based in Austin, Texas, ...
  • The Energy-Water Nexus: An Analysis and Comparison of Various Conjurations Integrating Desalination with Renewable Power 

    Gold, Gary M.; Webber, Michael E. (MDPI, 2015-09-15)
    This investigation studies desalination powered by wind and solar energy, including a study of a configuration using PVT solar panels. First, a water treatment was developed to estimate the power requirement for brackish ...
  • Who Regulates It? Water Policy and Hydraulic Fracturing in Texas 

    Cook, Margaret A.; Huber, Karen L.; Webber, Michael E. (Texas Water Journal, 2015-09-15)
    Hydraulic fracturing, the injection of a pressurized fluid mixture of mostly water, sand and a small amount of chemicals (frac fluids), increases extraction rates and recovery of oil or gas. The technique has become ...
  • The Market Opportunity for Multiple Antenna Technology for Next Generation Broadband Wireless Systems 

    Airy, Manish; Defossé, Erin; Heath, Robert W. Jr.; Shakkottai, Sanjay (Hong Kong Mobility Roundtable, 2015-09-10)
    The rapid growth of the Internet user base and of bandwidth-hungry applications in recent years has created a need for broadband wireless (BW) access for residential and business consumers. The only predictable trend is ...
  • Co-creation by Commenting: Participatory Ways to Write Quicklook® Reports 

    Jakobs, Eva-Maria; Spinuzzi, Clay; Digmayer, Claas; Pogue, Gregory P. (IEEE, 2015-09-09)
    The authors examined comments in revisions of 24 Quicklook® reports that were written to provide market feedback to entrepreneurs. Most Quicklook reports underwent a revision cycle, and the number of comments per draft ...
  • Understanding the Value Proposition as a Co-Created Claim 

    London, Noelle; Pogue, Gregory P.; Spinuzzi, Clay (IEEE, 2015-09-09)
    In this paper, the authors examine five cases of technology commercialization in terms of how entrepreneurs advance a specific kind of claim: the value proposition. The value proposition can describe the characteristics ...
  • How Do Entrepreneurs Hone Their Pitches?: Analyzing How Pitch Presentations Develop in a Technology Commercialization Competition 

    Spinuzzi, Clay; Pogue, Gregory P.; Nelson, R. Scott; Thomson, Keela S.; Lorenzini, Francesca; French, Rosemary A.; Burback, Sidney D.; Momberger, Joel (ACM, 2015-09-09)
    Technology innovators must pitch their technology and its business value to potential buyers, partners, and distributors: to make claims that will create interest in the appropriate audiences and offer evidence that those ...
  • Knowledge and Technology Transfer: Levels and Key Factors 

    Sung, Tae Kyung; Gibson, David V. (International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation (ICTPI), 2015-09-04)
    Most current literature on knowledge and technology transfer (Appropriability Model, Dissemination Model, and Knowledge Utilization Model), describe the process of transfer in details, but has limitation in terms of their ...

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