What We Do
IdeaConnection has a vast membership and network of highly educated,
creative experts that can focus on solving your challenges.
Our flexible approach tailors problem solving to fit your needs,
and you control costs by determining your own award amounts.
The following are some of the ways you can use these exceptional people
to solve your innovation challenges.
Pay for Success
R&D Problem SolvingBy combining experts into small, focused teams, IdeaConnection can deliver in-depth solutions to your internal challenges, while providing complete confidentiality.
Technology ScoutingIf you are seeking existing technologies, IdeaConnection's network of global partners can quickly scour the world to find the technologies you need.
Prior Art Citation SearchOur clients have found that we are extraordinarily successful at finding publically disclosed or described obscure citations useful for litigation.
Executive RecruitmentUse our extensive network to find just the right person you need to fill a technical or executive position.
Research LabsIdeaConnection has relationships with numerous research labs throughout the world, who are willing to work on a contingency basis to solve your R&D problems.
Free Patent Listing
Patent MarketplaceList your patented technologies for free, and IdeaConnection will alert clients who have signed up to be notified as new technologies become available. Clients contact you directly to negotiate a sale or licencing agreement.
Idea Rally®Need to kick-start innovation? An Idea Rally® gathers experts into a week-long idea frenzy that sparks new thinking and research areas by building on each other's input.
Challenge WritingIf you have a challenge you want solved, but need help in writing it up so that it can be clearly presented to problem solvers, we have staff who can assist you.
Hire a ConsultantThousands of IdeaConnection's problem solvers and experts are also available for hire on a project basis.
Technology ScreeningIf you are a company that accepts ideas from the public, you can reduce your scrutiny burden, and protect yourself from frivilous lawsuits by having IdeaConnection filter your leads.
Contests for Non-Profits and FoundationsUse the power of IdeaConnection's networks, problem solvers, and marketing expertise to publish, promote and manage your philanthropic prize contests.
Reduction to PracticeWhen it's time to validate your concepts, IdeaConnection provides reduction to practice, proof of concept and prototyping services.
Peer ReviewQualified experts are available for Peer Review evaluations. Please contact us for pricing and availability.
Portal MarketingIs your innovation portal under-performing? Our marketing experts can help. Contact us for custom marketing solutions.
In-house SolutionsAn in-house innovation management system to capture ideas, problems and needs, and supply collaborative solutions. Tell us what you need.
If you need a different approach to innovation, we can create a solution vehicle that meets your requirements.
Contact us and discover which approach to problem solving
best addresses your open innovation needs.
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1-250-483-6328 International Calls.
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