R&D Project Management

The staff of Technology Advisors has extensive industry background experience in planning, conducting and managing R&D projects. These efforts include:

· Directing the efforts of a corporate Opportunity Review Team to identify and rank new R&D projects

· Research leading to multiple products focused primarily toward the underground construction industry

· Preparation of successful technical proposals, budgets and commercialization plans to outside funding agencies

· Writing of detailed progress reports and final reports

· Oral technical presentations, including preparation of visuals such as PowerPoint™ slides

· Soliciting and directing outside contracted R&D

· Cooperative research and testing with outside R&D firms and U.S. governmental agencies

· “Due diligence” studies for anticipated product acquisitions