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This report is the result of a forum held in February 2018 on the challenges that companies in the physical technologies face in commercialization. Forum participants had a robust discussion around the challenges outlined in our previous report on Physical Technologies and identified a number of other commercialization hurdles, including weak institutional support, knowledge and information gaps, lack of prototyping facilities and short run manufacturing, among other issues.
"The biggest reason for product failure is no market need" - Charles Plant, Triggers and Barriers Unfortunately, this is something that Bolis Ibrahim has learned the hard way. But after some false starts, tumbles, and a near death experience, the founder of Argentum...
Argentum Electronics wants to be the backbone for smart buildings by providing both data and power over a single connection. A new $250,000 investment from the N100 Evolution program in Ontario’s Northumberland County, is helping make that dream a reality. Traditional...