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Challenges, Scouting Requests, Contests, Crowdselling

Below is a list of current disclosable Challenges and Scouting requests 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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Innovation Contests

Syngenta AI Challenge


Syngenta AI Challenge

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

Swimming Earplugs

Swimming Earplugs are designed to keep water out of the ear while swimming and can be implemented as an upgrade to the already established swimming goggles with the earplug attachments to the side.
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Flower Fortress

The Flower Fortress is a novel, circular pot-stand that prevents snails and slugs from reaching potted plants and succulents. Does not harm the creatures and is safe for pets and children.
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Change the Sound Path

Change the Sound Path

Change the path of the sound waves from your mobile phone so they are focused on you instead of bothering the people around you.
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Patents

Method for Linking Insurance Policies

Method for Linking Insurance Policies

By linking health insurance with life insurance, etc., a new type of insurance product can yield a win-win-win situation for the insurance company, the physician and the insured individual.
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Mobile Phone Deterrent

Mobile Phone Deterrent

If the driver has an active phone within the range of the sensor an alarm is activated to warn the driver to put away his/her phone, and vehicle hazard lights are activated.
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Wireless Electric Valve for Automatic Closing and Opening of Main Fluid Pipe

Prevents flooding water and other fluid damages in private/residential houses, business buildings / utility / security alarm systems etc.
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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]