The Advanced Materials Revolution: Technology and Economic Growth in the Age of Globalization

The Advanced Materials Revolution: Technology and Economic Growth in the Age of Globalization

Author(s): Sanford L. Moskowitz

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9780471615262

Online ISBN: 9780470403525

DOI: 10.1002/9780470403525

About this Book

  • Comprehensive investigation into the emerging advanced materials industry, addressing the ways in which science, technology, business, and markets are converging to produce one of the most dynamic industries of recent years
  • Examines the major groups of advanced materials and discusses the range of markets and industries to which these materials are, or are likely to be, applied
  • Organised thematically, with each chapter discussing a particular phase of an advanced material product's life cycle
  • Also includes in-depth interviews and internal documentation
  • Essential reading for researchers, executives, and managers working in the advanced materials and related technological fields, as well as professionals and scholars in the academic, investment, consulting, and government communities
  • Serves as a valuable case study textbook for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in business, management, entrepreneurship, technology studies, chemical and materials engineering, economics, economic history, and regional and economic development

Table of contents

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  1. Part One: Advanced Materials, Past and Present

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  2. Part Two: Opportunities and Risks

  3. Part Three: Creation: Research and Development

  4. Part Four: A Wider Context: The Seamless Web

  5. Part Five: Organizing Growth: Clusters and Gatekeepers

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