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TitleEmerging Technologies for Economic Development [electronic resource] / edited by Dirk Meissner, Leonid Gokhberg, Ozcan Saritas
ImprintCham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2019
Edition 1st ed. 2019
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Descript XII, 332 p. 91 illus., 87 illus. in color. online resource


This book provides an impressive overview of emerging technologies, especially nanotechnologies and biotechnologies and their prospective applications. It identifies and describes existing and potential markets for emerging technology-based applications and projects scenarios for macroeconomic development based on these technologies. Integrated roadmaps for the development of a nano- and bioindustry are shown and policy measures and corporate strategies developed to advance these technologies. These measures are illustrated using roadmaps and policy case studies.The book combines a practical, comprehensive overview of the technical side of emerging technologies and their applications in various fields with an analysis of market developments and characteristics.


Chapter 1: What do Emerging Technologies Mean for Economic Development? -- Part 1: MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING -- Chapter 2: New Materials: the Case of Carbon Fibers -- Chapter 3: Nanotechnology for High-tech Industries: Light Emitting Diodes -- Chapter 4: Technology Use in Traditional Industries - Catalysts for Petroleum Refining -- Part 2: ENERGY AND TRANSPORT -- Chapter 5: Renewable Energy Technological Potential Assessment for Evidence-based Policy-making -- Chapter 6: Global Market Creationfor Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles -- Chapter 7: Technology Roadmaps: Emerging Technologies in the Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries -- Part 3: LIVING SYSTEMS AND ENVIRONMENT -- Chapter 8: Water Treatment and Purification: Technological Responses to Grand Challenges -- Chapter 9: Emerging Technologies Identification in Foresight and Strategic Planning: Case of Agriculture and Food Sector -- Chapter 10: Technology Assessment for Container Closure Integrity Testing Technology for Biotech Industry -- Chapter 11: Emerging Technologies, Trends and Wild Cards in Human Enhancement -- Part 4: SECURITY -- Chapter 12: Illuminating the “Dark Side” of Emerging Technologies -- Chapter 13: Defence and Security: New Issues and Impacts -- Chapter 14: Defence 4.0: Internet of Things in Military -- Part 5: CHALLENGES TO STI POLICY -- Chapter 15: How to Stimulate Emergence and Convergence of Technologies?

Management Economic policy Engineering Macroeconomics Innovation/Technology Management. R & D/Technology Policy. Nanotechnology and Microengineering. Macroeconomics/Monetary Economics//Financial Economics. Economic Policy.


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