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Technology Valuation Solutions : Wiley Finance - F. Peter Boer

Technology Valuation Solutions

Wiley Finance

Hardcover Published: 16th August 2004
ISBN: 9780471654674
Number Of Pages: 224

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A better way to value the profitability and risk of R&D projects<br> New technology and R&D initiatives affect companies in both the service and manufacturing sector. It's estimated that half a trillion dollars is spent worldwide each year on such efforts. Technology Valuation Solutions + CD-ROM offers a methodology along with illustrative cases for valuing the profitability and risk of R&D projects.<br> A companion to Boer's earlier work, The Valuation of Technology (0-471-31638-5), this book provides additional material that will help readers assess a wide variety of projects and business scenarios. In addition to the in-depth case studies, this book includes a CD-ROM featuring valuation templates that readers can customize for their own individual needs.<br> F. Peter Boer (Boynton Beach, FL) is President and CEO of Tiger Scientific, Inc., a firm specializing in science and technology consulting and investments. Presently, he is actively engaged with several companies who are adopting option-based valuation methods to their R&D portfolios.

Preface vii

CHAPTER 1: "I'll Teach You the Value of Money" 1

CHAPTER 2: Horizon Value by Five Methods 11

CHAPTER 3: Factoring in the Risk 27

CHAPTER 4: Medical Device Case Study: A New Product for a New Application 41

CHAPTER 5: A New Product for an Existing Application 57

CHAPTER 6: Start-Ups 71

CHAPTER 7: Process Breakthrough! 95

CHAPTER 8: Improved Products 109

CHAPTER 9: Balanced R&D Portfolios 127

CHAPTER 10: Optimum Portfolios and the Efficient Frontier 157

Notes 183

About the Author 193

Index 195

ISBN: 9780471654674
ISBN-10: 0471654671
Series: Wiley Finance
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 16th August 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.75 x 15.9  x 2.15
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 1