Title: Environmental technology transfer and commercial viability: a synthesis of three case studies

Authors: Willard Price

Addresses: Eberhardt School of Business, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA 95211, USA

Abstract: Based on a ||Model for Preparing Case Studies of Environmental Technology Transfer||, three case studies are developed to contribute insights on the development and commercialisation of environmental technology. Two cases address soil and groundwater contamination: Dynamic Underground Stripping (DUS) developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Gravity Pressure Vessel (GPV) by GeneSyst International. The third case: Biodiesel Fuel (BIO), produced by Biodiesel Industries and Pacific Biodiesel, is a diesel fuel substitute. A synthesis across the research model above is provided, along with critical success factors for these examples of environmental technology commercialisation.

Keywords: environmental technology transfer; commercial viability; environmental case studies; commercialisation; soil contamination; groundwater contamination; diesel fuel substitute.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTTC.2005.005793

International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation, 2005 Vol.4 No.1, pp.31 - 46

Published online: 06 Dec 2004 *

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