IdeaConnection Services


Confidential Challenges

High quality solutions to your technical challenges, without announcing your problem to the world. Use when you want 16 curated experts working confidentially to create customized, innovative solutions.

Public Challenges

Find solutions by running a global crowdsourcing challenge. Use when you want public input into finding creative solutions.

Idea Rally®

Dozen or even hundreds of experts collaborate to develop novel ideas that inspire and energize your in-house teams. Use when you want a mass of ideas from invited domain experts.

Enterprise-wide Internal Crowdsourcing

IdeaFlow® harnesses the power of your own employees to solve problems and answer questions. Use when you want to maximize ideas from internal input.

Artificial Intelligence

Big data, machine learning, predictive analytics, optimization. IdeaConnection creates the AI solutions you need. Use when you want to capitalize on your data and develop innovative software.


Technology Scouting

Use the power of a network of millions to find technologies.

Prior Art Citation Search

Use the power of crowdsourcing to find prior art where other methods have failed.

Open Innovation Technology Portal

Launch a public-facing innovation portal to solicit new ideas, technologies and opportunities.

Portal Outreach

Increase the success of your open innovation technology portal.


Market Your Challenge

Already launching a challenge? Use our network to increase the exposure and number of participants.

Crowdsell Your Patent

Engage the crowd to sell your patent through their networks, or browse patents for sale.

Crowdsell Your Invention

Engage the crowd to sell your invention through their networks, discover inventions for sale.