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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

Register Now for the 2017 Syngenta Crop Challenge in Analytics


Syngenta Crop Challenge

Prior Art Citation Search

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

Tree Infuser

Tree Infuser

A device that has a tank, valves and pressure gauge to infuse treating fluid into a tree over a long period of time.
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Vehicle Backup Camera Debris Shield

We have all experienced the annoying and dangerous problem of a dirty backup camera. This small shield covers the backup camera when not in use. When the vehicle is placed into reverse, the shield retracts, and a clear view can be seen from the camera.
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Decatxt

Decatxt

DecaTxt is a one-handed ten key Bluetooth device about the size of a deck of cards. Ten keys, representing ten fingers, make the alphabet a single press or a thumb shift, turning your fingers into the keyboard. Bluetooth 4.x connects to smartphones, tablets, computers & other devices.
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Patents

Gearbox Apparatus

Over 1,000 multi-speed transmission designs including brand new combinations of well-known shaft and gears with definite gear ratios so that if number of produced speeds increasing that gears number is reducing. Other words, also efficiency of each design production is using of the same machine tools systems, equipment, etc. for conventional transmissions.
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3D Optical Microscope

An optical system is used in a microscope which is provided to observe a sample or in a light emitting device which applies a beam of light such as a laser beam onto a sample. The optical system can form an oblique path of light so that without shifting the sample or the position of the eyes of the observer can observe not only a vertical top side the sample but also a front, rear, left or right side of the sample.
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Portable Precious Metals Refinery

A containerized Gold and Silver refinery with PGMs recovery and waste water treatment and gas abatement systems. Sampling, analysis, melting and granulating, aqua regia, inquartation, gold and silver electrolysis and electrowinning, cyanidation, neutralization and scrubbing gas effluents.
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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]