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The lean startup: from idea to profitable business!

Are you dreaming to open your own business? Some simple steps using project and product management tools will help you to start on the right foot and achieve your goals! more...

From lab coat to suits: how a scientist’s talents can be used in business

Scientists who wish to make a significant change in their career path and start working in a company first have to overcome the challenge of showing the HR department what it really means to be a scientist and how scientific qualifications can be applied to the corporate world. more...

Characterization Methods for Semiconductor Thermoelectric Materials

Thermoelectric generators are devices which transform a temperature difference to electrical energy or vice-versa. One way of increasing the efficiency of a thermoelectric generator is to improve the capability of a material to maintain a difference in temperature, which can be achieved by creating a material that consists of many small crystallites. A good choice of different analytic methods to determine the critical parameters of a nanostructured material is therefore essential. more...