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Excerpts from “The New Small” by Phil Simon

TheNewSmallThe following text was published in The New Small: How a New Breed of Small Businesses Is Harnessing the Power of Emerging Technologies by Phil Simon. We are grateful to Phil for profiling Fuentek in his book and for granting us permission to reprint this excerpt.
… [Laura] Schoppe founded her company in February of 2001 and embraced a virtual workforce from day one. The cost savings from not maintaining a proper office are self-evident. Her staff consists of a variety of folks: pure techies, editors, and graphic designers. She hires only those with a keen sense of business as well as solid technical skills. These people are critical in assessing the commercial viability of a particular application and meeting her clients’ needs. Continue reading

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NASA’s Compact, Lightweight Gas Sensor Available for Licensing

NASA photo Innovators at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center have developed a compact, lightweight gas sensor that the agency’s technology transfer program is making available for licensing. Using interferometric and spectroscopic techniques, the sensor measures gas density, temperature, species determination, … Continue reading

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NASA Seeks Partner for Non-Destructive Evaluation for Friction Stir Welding

The Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) team at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center is looking for a partner that can provide information and expertise to support a study of how defects are created during various friction stir welding (FSW) techniques. In addition, … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap: NASA Technology Offers Expanded Sensing Capabilities for Dozens of Applications

NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center has developed a novel position sensor with gap-sensing capabilities that, when combined with three other new technologies, provides a wide range of new sensor tools. Each of the technologies included in this suite provides a … Continue reading

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Tools to Identify Potential Collaborators and R&D Partners

The innovators asked some excellent questions during the training I gave at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center earlier this week. One thing that they wanted to know was how to identify potential partners. How could they find out which organizations were … Continue reading

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R&D 100 Award Winning Spring Tire Makes Inroads for Innovation

Spring Tires are shown here mounted to NASA’s Scarab lunar roving vehicle. A successful collaborative effort between NASA’s Glenn Research Center and The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company resulted in the Spring Tire, a recent winner of a prestigious R&D … Continue reading

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Magnetic Bearing Reduces Friction for Axial Loads

NASA and private industry are striving to develop all-electric aircraft to reduce emissions, cut dependence on fossil fuels, and eliminate excessive maintenance costs linked to lubrication system failures. Essential to this effort is the development of low-friction bearings. As such, … Continue reading

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NASA Device Offers Faster Data Storage and Retrieval

A new data storage device developed and patented by innovators at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center uses high-density ferroelectric memory to store electronic information as a digital or analog signal and then convert it back to the original data format. … Continue reading

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Tackling the Sticky Intellectual Property Issues in Alliance Collaborations

Recommendations from an LES/ASAP Chapter Meeting Panel On Tuesday, I had the pleasure of serving as a panelist for the Research Triangle Park (RTP) chapter meeting of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) and Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP), focusing … Continue reading

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