Network - New Business Development

Spring 2018 Networks Conference
March 5-7, 2018
Brown Palace Hotel
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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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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

Fall 2017

Andy's Business Devlopment Top 10

Ashland Overview

Framing the Front End of Innovation

Growth Strategy: Customer Specific vs Market Focused Product Development

Horizon Scanning: Early Indicators of Emerging Technologies

LORD Corporate Overview

NASA Tournament Lab: From Theory to Practice

Technology Collaboration Center of Houston

Opportunity Mapping

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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