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High Technology Entrepreneurship Project

General Business Research Databases

These databases are very useful for researching general issues such as competitive analysis research, pricing, new product introduction, consumer issues, market strategies, market forecasts, etc.

  1. ABI/Inform Global
  2. Business Source Premier
  3. Business Insights: Global
  4. Euromonitor  Passport
  5. Computer Database
  6. Mergent Online
  7. Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic)
  8. Statista 

Government Sources

Many government agencies conduct research and may produce reports that may be very useful to your project. Take a look at any report that may be available from these agencies.

Sample Agencies:
Federal Drug Administration (FDA)  Example--look at the Medical Devices tab.  READ- How to Study and Market Your Device
Centers for Disease control and Prevention (CDC)  Example - look for Data and Statistics, and Publications sections on the Diseases and Conditions tab.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)  Example - look for Research and Statistics sections.

SWOT Analysis Research

These databases include SWOT Analysis. Search by company or industry and limit your search to swot.

  1. Business Source Premier 
  2. ABI/Inform Global
  3. Business Insights: Global

Science & Technology Databases


  1. AGRICOLA (Agricultural Sciences)
  2. Biological Abstracts (BIOSIS) (Biological Sciences)
  3. Biological Sciences Set (Biological sciences and related subjects)
  4. SciFinder Scholar (Chemical Abstracts) (Chemical Sciences)
  5. Compendex (Engineering)
  6. Engineering Village
  7. Web of Science (Science Citation Index)

Medical and Health Sciences Databases