New Challenges and
Technology Scouting Requests

Below is a list of current disclosable Challenges and Technology Scouting requests at IdeaConnection. The majority of IdeaConnection's work is solving confidential R&D challenges. To receive invitations to solve confidential challenges sign up here.


Industry Challenges

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Most Recent Challenges:

Developing Novel Technologies for Protein Extraction & Purification for Food Use Challenge

Highly Absorbent Material for Hydrophobic Liquid Consumer Products Challenge

Controlled Volume Liquid Dispensing Technologies for Household Products

Glossify - Seeking Glossy Coating Technologies for Household Use Challenge

Shine On - Seeking Hard Surface Cleaning Innovations That Dazzle Challenge

Technology Scouting

ATO Alternative as Flame Retardant Synergist

ICL Innovation Ltd. is seeking a cost effective synergist as an alternative to Antimony Trioxide (ATO) to deliver halogen in the gas phase from plastic composites during combustion.
$3,500 for each accepted lead. [DETAILS HERE]

Innovation Contests

Syngenta Crop Challenge

Develop a model to predict what varieties farmers should plant next year to maximize yield.
$5,000 1st Place, $2,500 2nd Place, $1,000 3rd Place. [DETAILS HERE]

Seeking Novel Varieties of Plants for Ornamental Use

Syngenta, a leading ornamental plant producer, is seeking germplasm for ornamental flowers, ornamental vegetables or other ornamental plants except trees, shrubs and cut flowers.
$2,000 for the best lead. [DETAILS HERE]

Seeking Novel Varieties of Plants for Ornamental Use

Confidential Challenges

Solve Problems for Pay

New Challenges

We continually have new challenges to be solved that clients wish to remain confidential. To receive invitations to tackle these, please sign up as a Problem Solver and sign the Non-Disclosure Agreement. Invitations are sent out based on the areas of expertise you have checked off in your profile. [DETAILS HERE]

Earn Referral Fees

Refer a Colleague

IdeaConnection Problem Solvers and Members can earn $500 by referring colleagues to IdeaConnection's problem solving membership. If the colleague you refer wins a challenge, you will be paid $500. [DETAILS HERE]

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