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An analysis of the next generation DNA sequencing technology market

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dc.contributor.advisor Fiona Murray and Noubar Afeyan. en_US Graham, Joseph (Joseph Arthur) en_US
dc.contributor.other System Design and Management Program. en_US 2008-09-03T15:26:29Z 2008-09-03T15:26:29Z 2007 en_US 2007 en_US
dc.description Thesis (S.M.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, System Design and Management Program, 2007. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 57-60). en_US
dc.description.abstract While there is no shortage of successful and failed biotechnology ventures, it is still very difficult to gage, a priori, how a new company will fare in this industry. In many cases new biotechnology ventures are driven by rapidly evolving technology and emergent customer needs, both unpredictable by nature. Also, the Biotech Industry faces increased public and federal scrutiny as companies attempt to navigate murky ethical and legal waters. This thesis will explore the ongoing development of the next generation DNA sequencing market in an effort to predict exactly which factors will play a role in determining who will ultimately succeed. This will be accomplished through an analysis incorporating a combination of historical precedents in this industry and traditional market theories. The goal is to produce a set of dimensions along which to judge the current and future participants in this market in order to determine which are most likely to succeed. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Joseph Graham. en_US
dc.format.extent 103 p. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Massachusetts Institute of Technology en_US
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dc.subject System Design and Management Program. en_US
dc.title An analysis of the next generation DNA sequencing technology market en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US S.M. en_US
dc.contributor.department System Design and Management Program. en_US
dc.identifier.oclc 234197140 en_US

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