Open Innovation Services

What We Do

IdeaConnection has a vast membership and large network of highly educated, creative experts ready to focus on solving your challenges.

Our flexible approach tailors problem solving to fit your needs, and you control costs by determining your own challenge award amounts.

The following are some of the ways you can use these exceptional people, and IdeaConnection's open innovation tools to solve your innovation challenges:

Problem Solving

Grand Challenges

Platform, management and marketing for major
challenges with national or global impact...

Confidential R&D Problem Solving

Teams of diversified Problem Solvers work to solve
your public or confidential challenges...

Challenge Writing

Polish your challenge definition to maximize its
effectiveness in delivering solutions...
Idea Generation


An intense week of brainstorming with a
hundred experts in your field...


Enterprise crowdsourcing software to harvest
and develop solutions internally...

Ideation Contests

Prize-based contests elicit crowdsourced ideas,
while publicizing your cause...

Technology Scouting

Beyond databases, beyond Google search, our human
networks unearth relevant technologies...

Prior Art Citation Search

Obscure documents are uncovered by our
network of researchers...

Executive Search

Applicants with unique skill sets are discovered
by engaging our extensive network...

Crowdsourced Consulting

Find the perfect consultant for your project
using IdeaConnection's resources...
Innovation Portal

Open Innovation Portal

A secure place where innovators can submit
their technologies to you...

Open Innovation Portal Support

Maximize your innovation portal's success with
active outreach, traffic generation, marketing,
and submission screening...
Contact us and discover which approach to problem solving
best addresses your open innovation needs.

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or call 1-877-525-6671 x101 in North America,
1-250-483-6328 International.

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