This book will help industrial process innovators in research, development and commercial start-up to assess the risks of commercial-scale implementation and provide them with practical guidelines and methods to reduce the risks to acceptable levels. The book can also be used in co-operation with industrial R&D people and academic researchers to shape open innovation programs and in education as a reference book for process innovation courses. It offers easily accessible, step-by-step, and concise guidelines for industrial process scale-up. It explains each stage of the innovation funnel: research, development, demonstration, commercial implementation for any process type and branch. It is based on industrial experiences and practices, which reduces the risks of commercial scale implementation of new processes to acceptable levels and reduces cost and time of process innovation. It is very clear, attractive layout, using text boxes that contain clarifying notes and additional information on specific topics, which makes it a quick reference of main subjects and additional information.
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology