Rocky Research

Science, Technology, Product, Mfg.

Science

Technology

Proven Product

Manufacturing

Due Diligence of Technology
Mission Critical:
The Rocky Research scientist, engineers & mfg specialist are dedicated to assist potential investors in vetting all technical aspects of a venture from the basic science to the technology platform, to the resulting products and mfg requirements, to product positioning and protection of IP via asymmetrical examination from trade secrets to patents.

Quantifying Risks to Investments
Right Team  Right Focus  Right Experience

WE ARE PROVEN EXPERTS TO SUCCESSFULLY VALDIDATE THE SCIENCE & PRODUCT TO BE MARKET READY

Rocky Research does this by: • • • • Assessing the Scientific Validity Confirming the Technology Platform Steps Mapping Disruptive Technology and Patent Challenges Determining the Manufacturing Technology Path/ Risks

Assessing Technical Risk
Right Team  Right Focus  Right Experience

EXTENSIVE EXPERTISE IN DESIGN, PROTOTYPE AND TESTING Examples include: • • • • • • • •

Chemical, Mechanical and Electrical Expertise Thermodynamics (Energy Conversion, Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration) Materials Science, Corrosion Technology, Fluid Mechanics (FEA, CFD) Thermal Management Products, Components Renewable Energy Technology and Integration Power Electronics Design & Controls Variable Speed Controls/Systems

Assess Technical & Economic Feasibility
Feasibility Issues and Options

SCIENCE to TECHNOLOGY to MARKET FEASIBILITY ASSESSMENTS • • •

Analyze and Verify the Science Behind Products, Systems & Controls Enhance Venture Management’s Technical and Scientific Product Knowledge Identify Requirements in Translating from Science to Completed ( market ready) Product

Vetting the Business Plan
Defining the Risks/Solutions for the Business Plan

RESEARCH ESSENTIALS • • • • •

Analyze Costs of Production Elements Assumed in the Business Plan Assess Patent Claim Strength and Scope against Alternative Options to Bypass Patents Evaluate Patents vs. Trade Secrets ( which method is best) Vet Market Research Data from Alternative Technology Competition, Uniqueness of Product, et al Function as Investor’s Technical Advisor ( Initial & Ongoing if Required)

Testing of Capital/Expense Projections
Prototyping to Manufacturing

CORE STRENGTHS OF ROCKY RESEARCH • • • •

Advise on Prototype Development to Validate Technology Prototype Design-Build-Test and Quality Assurance Requirements Prototype to Manufacturing… Incremental Requirements Drill Down/Validate Stated Cost Projections

Integrity in the Details
Production to Market

ADVISE VENTURE MANAGEMENT ON PRODUCT READINESS • • • • • • •

Necessary Operational Staff Qualifications Manufacturing Process Layout Manufacturing Facility Requirements Implementing Quality Assurance Programs Demonstration Product and Sample Needs Manufacturing & Sales Force Selection, Training and Education Product’s Market Readiness Validation

Rocky Research Team Credentials
Committed Team of Scientists & Engineers

TEAM, TOOLS AND FACILITIES TO DELIVER •

Our engineers, scientists and technicians bring together a wealth of chemical, mechanical and electrical expertise to review design, prototype, testing & manufacturing requirements for a wide variety of technology based products and components.

RR’s Facilities include an analytical laboratory for chemical analysis, physical property measurements and prototype development, assembly and testing facilities for mechanical, electrical and thermal equipment, as well as a prototype machine shop

250+ Global patents

Right Team, Expertise and Experience
Successful Track Record

ROCKY RESEARCH HAS A LONG HISTORY OF CREATIVE TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS ACROSS A BROAD RANGE OF COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, RETAIL AND DEFENSE PRODUCTS & APPLICATIONS:

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Uwe Rockenfeller, Ph.D. CEO & President (702) 293 0851 Office (702) 293 0854 Fax uwe.rockenfeller@rockyresearch.com

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