Recent Submissions

  • Prioritisation by ‘dot-voting’ in roadmapping workshops 

    McKenzie, Georgina; Gill, Andrew; Phaal, Rob (CTM Working Paper Series, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge, 2019)
    The objective of this observation is to contribute a psychological insight into the ‘dot-voting’ process for prioritising opportunities and other topics of interest identified in the Cambridge ‘S-Plan’ strategic roadmapping ...
  • Challenges facing new firms commercialising nanomaterials 

    Maine, Elicia; Garnsey, Elizabeth
    This paper examines the industrial incentives for commercialising advanced materials and, in particular, nanomaterials with reference to issues raised in the technology strategy and technology entrepreneurship literature. ...
  • Commercializing Generic Technology: The Case of Advanced Materials Ventures 

    Maine, Elicia; Garnsey, Elizabeth
    Generic, radical technology is of interest because of its potential for value creation across a broad range of industries and applications. Advanced materials ventures are attracted by this opportunity yet face intensified ...
  • From obstacle to opportunity: Problem-solving and competence creation in new firms 

    Hugo, Oliver; Garnsey, Elizabeth
    This paper aims to identify how entrepreneurial responses to ‘barriers’ can give rise to opportunities for new firms. The poor predictive record of studies analysing success attributes and favourable initial factors as ...

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