• Highly Creative Nanotechnology Research: How Is It Defined and Organized 

      Heinze, Thomas; Rogers, Juan; Shapira, Philip; Youtie, Jan L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-02)
      Scientific and technological progress is propelled by creative research. Creative research is also a prerequisite for advances toward addressing critical societal challenges. However, we know and understand little about ...
    • The Internationalisation of International Co-Inventions 

      Frietsch, Rainer; Jung, Taehyun (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-02)
    • Locating Nanotechnology Among the Disciplines 

      Porter, Alan L.; Youtie, Jan L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-02)
      Nanoscience and nanotechnology ("nano") has been described as the ultimate interdisciplinary research area. Mihail Roco and others have set forth policy discourse through their notion that nano enables the convergence of ...
    • Nanotechnology Aggregation or Integration: The Case of Kinesin 

      Meyer, Martin; Porter, Alan L.; Rafols, Ismael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-02)
      Several studies have examined the multidisciplinary characteristics of nanotechnology. Most of these studies have drawn on data from publication or patent databases. These "top-down" approaches (which themselves reflect ...
    • Policy Issues for Retail Beamed Power Transmission 

      Chowdhary, Girish; Gadre, Rajeev; Komerath, Narayanan M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-02)
      This paper discusses the interaction of technology and policy in enabling widespread rural access to clean solar electric power using retail delivery of beamed power. Recent advances in power beaming have made it possible ...
    • The Role of Brazilian Firms in Nanotechnology Development 

      Invernizzi, Noela; Kay, Luciano; Shapira, Philip (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-03)
      Brazil has been at the forefront of developing countries in implementing policies to promote the development of nanotechnologies, with the first programs implemented in 2001. Previous research has demonstrated that this ...
    • Scientists Engaged in Emerging Technology Research: The Nature of Scientific Networks and Collaborative Groups 

      Melkers, Julia; Xiao, Fang (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10)
      Emerging technologies are generally seen as those latest scientific innovations which "embody the latest in efficiency and productivity design that have most recently been commercialized" (Lung, Masanet et al. 2006), have ...
    • Writing Policy on the Head of a Pin: Is Nano, Technology? 

      Ferguson, Ian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-02)
      There have been many instances in the last sixty years where policy has successfully driven both science and the development of technology. These include, for example; President Truman's eventual formation of the National ...