International Business Article
The competitions are sponsored by TiME (The Institute for Management and Engineering), Case Western Reserve University, the Keithley Foundation, ASM International and the Nano-Network."It's Northeast Ohio and the rest of the world," said Stan Theobald, ASM managing director. "As an international organization ourselves, we're proud to be co-sponsoring the worldwide competition. And, as a company headquartered near Cleveland, we're looking forward to seeing how we stack up locally against that international standard."
|It's NE Ohio and the Rest of the World: ASM to Co-Sponsor 2nd Annual International Nanotechnology Business
It's NE Ohio and the Rest of the World: ASM to Co-Sponsor 2nd Annual International Nanotechnology Business Idea Contest and a Total of $150,000 in Prizes.
CLEVELAND, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Where will the next big business idea in the field of nanotechnology come from -- somewhere else
in the world, or right here in Northeast Ohio? We're about to find out at NanoWeek 2005, as ASM International, The Materials
Information Society co-sponsors the 2nd International Business Idea Competition. A Northeast Ohio competition will also be held.
Both competitions offer $75,000 in prize money, for a total of $150,000.
"On the international side of the competition, we are interested
in business ideas from anywhere in the world that are based upon
or enabled by nanotechnology, and which will provide a superior
means of meeting a market need," said Cyrus Taylor, professor
of physics, director of the physics entrepreneurship program,
and coordinator of science entrepreneurship programs at Case Western