2019 MEMS Industry Commercialization Report Card

This PowerPoint presentation, given at MANCEF’s COMS World 2020 Conference, provides an overview of the results of the 2019 MEMS Industry Commercialization Report Card. Letter grades were provided to the 14 critical success factors for MEMS commercialization by the 43 respondents to this Delphi-based study. A commercialization timetable for 14 different MEMS is also provided. Details into the topics of Marketing and Venture Capital Attraction including verbatims from the respondents are presented. Recommendations and calls to action to accelerate the commercialization process are also offered.


DURATION: 12 minutes

Technology Clusters and Their Role in the Successful Commercialization Process 

This PowerPoint presentation, given at the MANCEF COMS World 2020 Conference, provides background on industrial clusters through the years beginning with cloth weaving in Lowell Massachusetts in the early 1800s and with a focus on microelectronic clusters worldwide. Clusters are defined and benefits, as well as the critical constituents for a successful cluster, are addressed. Case studies of several technology clusters worldwide including BRIDG (Florida USA); CEA Leti (France); and Printocent (Finland) are presented.

DURATION: 15 minutes 

Printed, Flexible, Stretchable and Fabric Sensors for Sensor-Based Systems: Challenges and Opportunities 

This PowerPoint presentation, given at the MANCEF COMS World 2020, provides an overview of printed/flexible/ stretchable and functional fabric (P/F/S & FF) sensors and sensor-based systems. Presented are topics including: user and supplier benefits; review of parameters currently being measured by various commercial suppliers; overview of the R and D landscape; and case studies of several products currently on the market. Barriers to the successful commercialization of these technologies and recommended strategies to overcome the barriers are also presented.

DURATION: 15 minutes

Northeastern University, College of Engineering 

Printed / Flexible / Stretchable and Functional Fabric Sensor Opportunities for Wearables, IoT, and other High Volume Applications (1 hour)

The presentation to students, faculty, and guests provided an overview of printed, flexible, stretchable, functional fabric sensors and accompanying electronics and the applications that they are currently enabling as well as their future application opportunities. Also addressed included the following:
- Attributes driving their adoption
- Examples from current suppliers and from leading international research organizations
- Integration challenges 
- Manufacturing issues 
- Barriers to the successful commercialization
- Recommended strategies for monetization 

Introduction to the New MANCEF (5 min.)

MANCEF (Micro, Nano, and Emerging Technologies Commercialization Education Foundation) is starting a new chapter in its 20-year plus lifetime; Expanding beyond Nanotechnology and MEMS to encompass all emerging technologies.

MANCEF specializes in the commercialization of these emerging technologies by helping technologists, entrepreneurs and corporations bring new products to market in high volume. This is not a trivial task and our team of professional entrepreneurs has solutions to overcome the barriers of this challenging process.

Become a member of MANCEF and benefit from 1-on-1 coaching from MANCEF Board of Directors and members, investor funding, obtain access to a wealth of materials to aid in commercializing your products and systems, network with highly skilled professional entrepreneurs, meet new customers to grow your business, advertise within a network that has proven to achieve results, obtain discount admissions to conferences and more.
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