By Fred Olds, Contributing Editor
How do researchers determine their science is worth taking to translational research and commercialization? Good science alone is not enough. The challenges of funding, competition, and regulatory hurdles crush many endeavors. Entrepreneurs find that commercialization starts with good data, but also requires developing networks, precise planning, building an experienced team, and perseverance.
By Dr. Frank Westad, Chief Scientific Officer, CAMO Software
Chemical engineering is a discipline that to a certain degree relies on deterministic or first principle models. These models may describe flow rates, mass balance, energy, and other principal properties of a system. But to quote the famous chemist/statistician George Box, "All models are wrong but some are useful."
By Richard Lucas, Ph.D., Bioquell UK Ltd.
The increase in size and scale of bioprocessing is presenting a new challenge. Traditional methods of sterilization to maintain clean facilities are becoming difficult to deploy in a controlled and regulatory-compliant way.
By Carrie MacGillivray, Program Vice President on IDC's Mobility Team
This white paper examines the high-level industry trends and business requirements for high-value asset tracking and the benefits that M2M (machine to machine) can bring to the broader transportation segment. It discusses the opportunities and challenges that these trends present for enterprises looking to invest in a solution that provides connectivity and tracking capability. In addition, the white paper showcases some of the AT&T solutions that help enterprises achieve business performance improvement and operational gains derived from asset tracking and monitoring applications.