Samuel Brauer, Ph.D.
Principal
Nanotech Plus, LLC
sambrauer@nanotechplus.net
Samuel Brauer, Ph.D. is the founder of Nanotech Plus, LLC an alliance of consultants
focused on the business of nanotechnology offering analysis and operational assistance
in this burgeoning field to major corporations, small materials companies, venture and
angel investors, and other financial institutions. Established in 2004, the firm’s projects
have ranged from evaluating patent portfolios to estimating markets and developing
pricing models for novel therapeutics.
Prior to Nanotech Plus, he was with the Business Communications Company for 7
years, leading market research on a broad range of advanced materials topics including
polymer nanocomposites, carbon nanotubes, advanced polymer composites, DNA
micro arrays and in vitro toxicology.
He received his doctorate in bioinorganic chemistry involving chromium carcinogenesis
from Dartmouth in 1990 and did a postdoctoral stint on protein structure at UC Davis.