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Challenges, Contests, Crowdselling

Below is a list of current disclosable Challenges at IdeaConnection as well as Contests you can enter and Crowdselling opportunities. The majority of IdeaConnection's work is solving confidential R&D challenges. To receive invitations to solve confidential challenges sign up here.

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Public Challenges

Principal Challenge in Analytics Innovation 2018
Syngenta Crop Challenge 2018

Prior Art Citation Search

Evidence for Western Corn Rootworm Control by Oral Delivery (Feeding) of Double-Stranded RNA (dsRNA)

The Seeker is looking for any non-patent literature such as presentations, posters, proceedings, literature, proposals, reports; or patents or patent applications, etc. publicly disclosed prior to April 9, 2004 that provides evidence demonstrating insect morbidity or mortality from oral delivery of double-stranded RNA targeting an essential gene in Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera).
$12,500 for each accepted citation.

Use of Inhibitory RNA in Combination with another Pesticide for Pest Control

The Seeker is looking for any non-patent literature, presentations, posters, proceedings, literature, proposals, reports, patents or patent applications, etc. publically disclosed prior to April 9, 2004 to challenge the novelty, inventiveness, or obviousness of specific concepts and methods in controlling Western corn rootworm.
$12,500 for each accepted citation.


Latest Crowdselling Opportunities


Inventions

Fingertip Pen & Pencil

Made for those who have lost the ability to write due to an accident which took part of their index finger, this product will give them the ability to write again.
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Spray Head Extension

Spray Head Extension

This attachment allows you to keep your spray bottle with you while your hands are busy. Attach the extension then hang the bottle off your belt, pocket or apron.
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Doll Katchers Line

Doll Katchers Line

Line of dolls: solid body doll that catches a velcro ball in it's hand, consisting of animals, NFL, NBA and cartoon characters. Develops hand-to-eye coordination.
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Patents

Bottle

Bottle

The ornamentale design for a bottle.
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Helical Escalator System

An Escalator system where its steps move up or down in a helical path vs. straight line in standard escalators. Cheaper, smaller footprint, less moving parts, faster installation.
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Structure Based Orientation Indication Device

Structure Based Orientation Indication Device

Based on the directional forces applied on the platform the orientation indicating device orients itself towards gravity due to the provision of the heavier rodin comparison with the other rods.
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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]