Nanotechnology?Why Small is Having a Big Impact Tim Harper Cientifica Ltd
What Do I Know? 2
What Do I Know? 2
What Do I Know?• Former Engineer at European Space Agency 2
What Do I Know?• Former Engineer at European Space Agency• Serial Entrepreneur 2
What Do I Know?• Former Engineer at European Space Agency• Serial Entrepreneur• Chair / Chief Advisor of Several Natio...
What Do I Know?• Former Engineer at European Space Agency• Serial Entrepreneur• Chair / Chief Advisor of Several Natio...
What Do I Know?• Former Engineer at European Space Agency• Serial Entrepreneur• Chair / Chief Advisor of Several Natio...
5000 Years of Science 7
5000 Years of Science• We have been observing the world for 5000 years 7
5000 Years of Science• We have been observing the world for 5000 years• Significantly changing it for 100 years ...
5000 Years of Science• We have been observing the world for 5000 years• Significantly changing it for 100 years• ...
Materials Have Shaped Our Culture & Economy10,000 BC 1000 BC 0 1800 1...
Control Over Materials Materials Have Always Been Vital to Humanity• Clothing,• Heating, hunting tools• Coal, ...
Control Over Materials 9
Science Enables New TechnologiesComplexity 1650 1950 2050 10
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Science Enables New TechnologiesComplexity Biotechnology ...
Science Enables New Technologies NanotechnologiesComplexity ...
Science Enables New Technologies Synthetic Biology ...
Science Enables New Technologies Geoengineering? ...
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10 Years of Nanotech 11
10 Years of Nanotech Household Cleaners Sporting Equipment Food Displ...
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Government $68Bn
Government $68Bn Private $183Bn
$250Billion
“Anyone talking about trillion dollar markets,thousands of start-ups and billions of dollars ofVC money is missing the poi...
Nanotechnology&Market&Evolu;on&2006?15& 1,600,000% 1,400,000% ...
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Understanding Nature
Building From The Bottom Up
Genome contains 3.2Bn base pairs
Genome contains 3.2Bn base pairs20-25,000 distinct genes encoded by 2 bits (CGAT)
Genome contains 3.2Bn base pairs20-25,000 distinct genes encoded by 2 bits (CGAT) 800 Mb
Genome contains 3.2Bn base pairs20-25,000 distinct genes encoded by 2 bits (CGAT) 800 Mb
Genome contains 3.2Bn base pairs20-25,000 distinct genes encoded by 2 bits (CGAT) 1.3Gb 800 Mb
Using only chitin nature creates something• strong & resilient• breathable• waterproof and• creates colour through structure
Nature uses a few polymerschitin, cellulose, starch,protein, nucleic acidWe use thousands, many oilbased, to achieve the s...
Diagnosing Disease
Drug Delivery
Even Textiles
Nanotech+ Biotech+ IT ???????
Longest Published DNA SequenceSynthetic Biology Source: Rob Carlson synthesis.cc ...
A Lot Like Moore’s Law 34
Is It Just Smaller Faster Better Stuff?
Addressing the Challenge
Addressing the Challenge Sustained & responsible technology innovation is the only way that the world has supported six bi...
Is It Possible?
New & SustainableInvestment Models Required?
Profiting From The Challenge
Profiting From The Challenge• Sustainability is on everyones agenda now
Profiting From The Challenge• Sustainability is on everyones agenda now• Increasing regulatory pressure
Profiting From The Challenge• Sustainability is on everyones agenda now• Increasing regulatory pressure• Nano/bio/IT ...
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FinallyNanotechnologies and biosciences willbe as important to the 21st Centuryas oil, polymers and semiconductorswere to ...
FinallyNanotechnologies and biosciences willbe as important to the 21st Centuryas oil, polymers and semiconductorswere to ...
tim.harper@cientifica.com Twitter: @tim_harper
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Nanotech 101 For Investors

How to teach investors to make money and save the world using nanotech in 20 minutes
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. Nanotechnology?Why Small is Having a Big Impact Tim Harper Cientifica Ltd
  • 2. What Do I Know? 2
  • 3. What Do I Know? 2
  • 4. What Do I Know?• Former Engineer at European Space Agency 2
  • 5. What Do I Know?• Former Engineer at European Space Agency• Serial Entrepreneur 2
  • 6. What Do I Know?• Former Engineer at European Space Agency• Serial Entrepreneur• Chair / Chief Advisor of Several National Funding Bodies 2
  • 7. What Do I Know?• Former Engineer at European Space Agency• Serial Entrepreneur• Chair / Chief Advisor of Several National Funding Bodies• World Economic Forum Emerging Technologies Council / Tech Pioneers 2
  • 8. What Do I Know?• Former Engineer at European Space Agency• Serial Entrepreneur• Chair / Chief Advisor of Several National Funding Bodies• World Economic Forum Emerging Technologies Council / Tech Pioneers• Advise Governments & Private Clients 2
  • 9. 5000 Years of Science 7
  • 10. 5000 Years of Science• We have been observing the world for 5000 years 7
  • 11. 5000 Years of Science• We have been observing the world for 5000 years• Significantly changing it for 100 years 7
  • 12. 5000 Years of Science• We have been observing the world for 5000 years• Significantly changing it for 100 years• Understanding our actions for 20 years 7
  • 13. Materials Have Shaped Our Culture & Economy10,000 BC 1000 BC 0 1800 1900’s 2000 2010 Stone & Wood Iron Cement Steel Synthetic Biology Polymers Composites Nanotechnology Adapted from Herrmann, W. Chem. Eng. Technol. 21(7), 549 (1998) 8
  • 14. Control Over Materials Materials Have Always Been Vital to Humanity• Clothing,• Heating, hunting tools• Coal, iron, oil, copper• Semiconductors• Satellites 9
  • 15. Control Over Materials 9
  • 16. Science Enables New TechnologiesComplexity 1650 1950 2050 10
  • 17. Science Enables New TechnologiesComplexity 1650 1950 2050 10
  • 18. Science Enables New TechnologiesComplexity 1650 1950 2050 10
  • 19. Science Enables New TechnologiesComplexity 1650 1950 2050 10
  • 20. Science Enables New TechnologiesComplexity 1650 1950 2050 10
  • 21. Science Enables New TechnologiesComplexity Semiconductors 1650 1950 2050 10
  • 22. Science Enables New TechnologiesComplexity Biotechnology Semiconductors 1650 1950 2050 10
  • 23. Science Enables New Technologies NanotechnologiesComplexity Biotechnology Semiconductors 1650 1950 2050 10
  • 24. Science Enables New Technologies Synthetic Biology NanotechnologiesComplexity Biotechnology Semiconductors 1650 1950 2050 10
  • 25. Science Enables New Technologies Geoengineering? Synthetic Biology NanotechnologiesComplexity Biotechnology Semiconductors 1650 1950 2050 10
  • 26. Science Enables New Technologies Geoengineering? Synthetic Biology NanotechnologiesComplexity Biotechnology Control Semiconductors 1650 1950 2050 10
  • 27. 10 Years of Nanotech 11
  • 28. 10 Years of Nanotech Household Cleaners Sporting Equipment Food Displays Drug DeliveryInsulation Paints Sunscreen Water Treatment Construction Cosmetics Lighting Filtration Anti Corrosion Data Storage Textiles Computer Memory CoatingsCatalysis Tissue Engineering 11
  • 29. 10 Years of Nanotech 11
  • 30. Government $68Bn
  • 31. Government $68Bn Private $183Bn
  • 32. $250Billion
  • 33. “Anyone talking about trillion dollar markets,thousands of start-ups and billions of dollars ofVC money is missing the point ofnanotechnology....most of the effects will not be called nano, andthey will be off the radar of most nano pundits &gurus" - Tim Harper 2003
  • 34. Nanotechnology&Market&Evolu;on&2006?15& 1,600,000% 1,400,000% 1,200,000%Value&(US$&Million)& 1,000,000% Aero+Defence% Automo:ve% 800,000% Chemicals% General% 600,000% Food% Healthcare% 400,000% 200,000% 0% 2005% 2006% 2007% 2008% 2009% 2010% 2011% 2012% 2013% 2014% 2015% 2016% !200,000% Year&
  • 35. Nanotechnology&Market&Evolu;on&2006?15& 1,600,000% 1,400,000% 1,200,000%Value&(US$&Million)& 1,000,000% Aero+Defence% Automo:ve% 800,000% Chemicals% General% 600,000% Food% Healthcare% 400,000% 200,000% 0% 2005% 2006% 2007% 2008% 2009% 2010% 2011% 2012% 2013% 2014% 2015% 2016% !200,000% Year&
  • 36. Understanding Nature
  • 37. Building From The Bottom Up
  • 38. Genome contains 3.2Bn base pairs
  • 39. Genome contains 3.2Bn base pairs20-25,000 distinct genes encoded by 2 bits (CGAT)
  • 40. Genome contains 3.2Bn base pairs20-25,000 distinct genes encoded by 2 bits (CGAT) 800 Mb
  • 41. Genome contains 3.2Bn base pairs20-25,000 distinct genes encoded by 2 bits (CGAT) 800 Mb
  • 42. Genome contains 3.2Bn base pairs20-25,000 distinct genes encoded by 2 bits (CGAT) 1.3Gb 800 Mb
  • 43. Using only chitin nature creates something• strong & resilient• breathable• waterproof and• creates colour through structure
  • 44. Nature uses a few polymerschitin, cellulose, starch,protein, nucleic acidWe use thousands, many oilbased, to achieve the sameproperties
  • 45. Diagnosing Disease
  • 46. Drug Delivery
  • 47. Even Textiles
  • 48. Nanotech+ Biotech+ IT ???????
  • 49. Longest Published DNA SequenceSynthetic Biology Source: Rob Carlson synthesis.cc 33
  • 50. A Lot Like Moore’s Law 34
  • 51. Is It Just Smaller Faster Better Stuff?
  • 52. Addressing the Challenge
  • 53. Addressing the Challenge Sustained & responsible technology innovation is the only way that the world has supported six billion people and will continue to sustain 9 billion people by 2050. ‣ WEF Global Agenda Council on Emerging Technologies
  • 54. Is It Possible?
  • 55. New & SustainableInvestment Models Required?
  • 56. Profiting From The Challenge
  • 57. Profiting From The Challenge• Sustainability is on everyones agenda now
  • 58. Profiting From The Challenge• Sustainability is on everyones agenda now• Increasing regulatory pressure
  • 59. Profiting From The Challenge• Sustainability is on everyones agenda now• Increasing regulatory pressure• Nano/bio/IT convergence is a once a century opportunity
  • 60. Finally 43
  • 61. FinallyNanotechnologies and biosciences willbe as important to the 21st Centuryas oil, polymers and semiconductorswere to the 20th Century 43
  • 62. FinallyNanotechnologies and biosciences willbe as important to the 21st Centuryas oil, polymers and semiconductorswere to the 20th CenturyWe have the tools, lets use themwisely 43
  • 63. tim.harper@cientifica.com Twitter: @tim_harper

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