Innovation Resources

Explore resources relating to innovation, inventions, inspiration and opportunities.


New Inventions

The latest inventions, updated daily.

Buy & Sell Inventions

Post your invention for sale, or buy a listed invention.

Patent Marketplace

Post your patent for sale, or buy a listed patent.

Tech Wanted

Post your technology needs.

Innovation Videos

Explore videos depicting the latest innovations.


Interviews with Experts

Innovation experts explain their passions and thinking.

Interviews with Solvers

IdeaConnection solvers relate their experiences working on challenges.

Interviews with Facilitators

Facilitators share what it is like working with virtual teams.

Innovation Articles

Post your innovation article or browse our collection.

Innovation Blogs

A compilation of blogs on innovation topics.

Innovation Books

A list of the latest books on innovation, collaboration and trends.

Innovation Newsletters

Innovation delivered to your inbox.

Innovation Software

Software to help you think, organize and process innovations.

For Solvers

Thinking Tools

Tools that help you think and become more creative.

Thinking Methods

Systems and methods of thinking creatively.

Idea Websites

Submit your ideas to these websites seeking creative input.

Crowdsourcing Websites

Submit your ideas to corporations looking for specific solutions.

Innovation Contests

Enter your solutions to these contests.

Ideation Contests

Submit your ideas to IdeaConnection contests.

Prototype Makers

A list of prototype makers to help you actualize your innovations.

Innovative People

Join IdeaConnection's community of solvers and innovators.

For Companies

Success Stories

Learn how other organizations have succeeded with open innovation ventures.

Corporate Innovators

Read interviews with fellow corporate innovators.

Innovation Conferences

A list of conferences focused on innovation.

Innovation Speakers

Hire an innovation speaker to fire up your imagination.

Open Innovation Intermediaries

A list of companies you can partner with to develop innovations.

Tech Scouting Companies

Companies that can help you source existing and emerging technologies.

Research Lab

Get a quote on lab work you require.