Network - New Business Development

Join the New Business Development Network at their 2017 Fall Conference (a joint meeting with the External Technology Network and Innovation Leaders Network). Click here to learn more.

What is the New Business Development Network?

The NBDN is comprised of professionals working in Commercial Development and New Business development and focuses on developing and sharing strategies and tactics to improve the conversion of technologies to cash. 

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New Business Development Network Presentations

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Fall 2016

How to Build Effective Industry-Federal Lab Partnerships

Voice of the Customer: Uncovering Customer Needs

Mastering the Science of B2B Customer Insight

Business Model Innovation: Industry's Latest Fad Diet or a Useful Approach?

Creating Effective Strategies

Spring 2017

Guidelines for Asymmetric Partnerships, Or How to Avoid Becoming a "Startup Crusher"

Visualizing the Future: Using Value Innovation Tools

Praxair: An Introduction

Johns Manville Company Overview

How to Set Up Business Incubators

RTI Innovation Advisors

Forming Successful Partnrships in Asia: Tales from the Trenches

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New Business Development Network Demographics

Co-Chairs:  Masroor Malik (Swagelok Company) and John Sirman (Praxair)

Number of members:  110

Professionals involved:  New business and commercial development, Marketing/sales development, New products development, Mergers and acquisitions, Portfolio management, Strategic alliances, Market research, Technology transfer

Member companies represented: Air Liquide, Air Products, Alcoa, Inc., Archer Daniels Midland, Arkema, Inc., Armstrong World Industries, Barnes Group, BASF Corporation, Big Heart Pet Brands, Boeing, Ceramatec, Inc., Chapas & Associates, Chemtura Corporation, Chevron Corporation, Covestro LLC, Crown Holdings, Inc., Deere & Company, Dow Chemical Company, Dow Corning Corporation, Draper, DSM N.V., E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Company, Eastman Chemical Company, Energizer, ExxonMobil Corporation, Fermi National Accelarator Lab, GAF Materials, General Motors Company, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Hershey Company, HRL Laboratories, Huntsman International, ICL-IP America, TTECS, Johns Manville, Kraton Polymers, LORD Corporation, Michelin Americas Research Center, Michelman Inc., Milliken & Company, National Science Foundation, O-Innovation Advisors LLC,  PPG Industries, Inc., Praxair, Inc., Procter & Gamble Company, RTI International, S.C. Johnson & Son Inc., Sandia National Laboratories, Sappi Fine Paper - North America, Schneider Electric, Sealed Air Corporation, Solvay Specialty Polymers, SRI International, Stepan Company, Swagelok Company, Teknor Apex Company, W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., Westinghouse Electric Company LLC