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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]


Innovation Contests

How Can We Stop our Contractors from Taking our Customers


How Can We Stop our Contractors from Taking our Customers

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

Cooker

This cooker uses hydroxyl as fuel created from a solar panel, this method does away with: wood, kero, biogas, Lpg ,manure, and all other fuels because we are using sunlight and electrolysis.
[PURCHASE DETAILS HERE]


Generating Electricity from Wind

Generating Electricity from Wind with Use of Moving Vehicles

A new, unique method of using the powerful airflow (above and around the car) to make electric automobiles truly economical and practical.
[PURCHASE DETAILS HERE]


MQQ Bottle

Bottle with Multiple Sections

MQQ (multi Quantities & Qualities) is a uniquely designed bottle that can hold up to 4 different beverages at one time (ex: water, soda, sports drink and juice in one bottle) which saves space and reduces waste.
[PURCHASE DETAILS HERE]


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Patents

Systems and Methods for Matching Venues and Attractions

A system for matching an attraction with one or more venues, comprising: a database that stores information about an attraction, venues that are capable of hosting the attraction, and consumers who may have interest in the attraction.
[PURCHASE DETAILS HERE]


Early Measurement of Insulin Insensitivity

This invention is a simple means of measuring insulinemia and is simple to administer. It makes it possible to detect pre-diabetic individuals (pre-pre-diabetics) much earlier than any existing technique.
[PURCHASE DETAILS HERE]


Ergonimic Reclining Chair

Ergonomic Reclining Workstation/Chair

A comfortable reclining workstation/chair that integrates your computer, for office use or for playing video or virtual reality games, that allows you to work or entertain yourself without tension in your back.
[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]