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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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Technology Scouting

Tech Wanted to Improve Sunflower Transformation

A client needs help to find research laboratories or contract research organizations (CRO) that have a proven process for genetic transformation of sunflower that results in the creation of fertile, transgenic sunflower plants.
$10,000 for each accepted lead. [DETAILS HERE]


Positions Available

Clients are currently seeking candidates for the following:

Genetic Project Lead for Tropical Corn

Syngenta is seeking candidates proficient in English to work full time in General Santos, Philippines.
$2,000 for referring the consultant that is hired. [DETAILS HERE]


Open Innovation Challenges

Low Cost Snack Preparation Platform

Award: $20,000 for each accepted solution

Building a Better PET Bottle

Award: $20,000 for each accepted solution

Water Recovery from Dry Snack Manufacturing

Award: $20,000 for each accepted solution

Stacking Snacks

Award: $20,000 for each accepted solution

Microwave Susceptors

Award: $20,000 for each accepted solution

Improved Sucrose Inversion

Award: $20,000 for each accepted solution

Ice Production and Beverage Cooling

Award: $20,000 for each accepted solution

Food Safety

Award: $20,000 for each accepted solution

Packaging Sensors for Shelf Stable Products

Award: $20,000 for each accepted solution

Non-Thermal Pasteurization

Award: $20,000 for each accepted solution

Processing Bio-Based Composite Films for Food Packaging

Award: $20,000 for each accepted solution

Flexible-to-Rigid Packaging

Award: $20,000 for each accepted solution

In-Line Food Processing Sensors

Award: $20,000 for each accepted solution

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

Deleting Criminal Spammers from the Internet

Folowing my formula, anybody can remove a criminal spammer from the Internet for good. The software follows routine steps in one minute: the software investigates the crime right down to the offender level.
[PURCHASE DETAILS HERE]


Leib Energy

Leib Energy

Clean energy 24 h 365 days anywhere in the world, Leib Energy is a developed and patented system able to collect gravity and transform it into electrical or mechanical energy.
[PURCHASE DETAILS HERE]


Compound Ratchet Wrench

Compound Ratchet Wrench

Designed for aircraft where tight spcace access is a problem, open ended compound leverage hand wrench that grips tighter as you pull will not slip or distort nut or bolt.
[PURCHASE DETAILS HERE]


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Patents

Elliptical Prone Exerciser

Elliptical Prone Exerciser

The main goal of the present invention is to provide a prone exerciser in which the user can simulate a real crawling movement to offser the negative effects of gravity.
[PURCHASE DETAILS HERE]


Duel-Purpose Travel/Portable Highchair

Dual-Purpose Travel Highchair

Functions as an infant carrier stand elevating an infant to dining table height while in its car seat, and easily converts to a traditional table height toddler highchair.
[PURCHASE DETAILS HERE]


Strap-on Hunting Hanger

Strap-On Hunting Hanger

The strap on hunting hanger is a hanger for your gun or bow that takes literally seconds to connect to the tree and is more stable than any screw in style on the market.
[PURCHASE DETAILS HERE]


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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]