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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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Big Data Analytics Challenges

Fujitsu AI-NLP Challenge
Syngenta Crop Challenge 2018

Technology Scouting



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. publicly 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

Flip&Float

Flip&Float

The Flip&Float is a float, a water chair, a beach lounge! Made of buoyant, waterproof foam that resists mold and mildew. Covering is quick drying mesh material. Lightweight, folds to 14X17X5". Nothing to inflate. Holds up to 300 lbs.
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Honeycomb Frozen Waffles

Honeycomb Frozen Waffles

The frozen honeycomb waffles are unique because of their shape and pattern. Thus, they would stand out from similar frozen products on the market and catch the eye of consumers.
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X-100 Shower

Automated Shower Hub X-100

X 100 is the new-age shower hub offering automated quick showers in just 1.5 minutes. The automated cylinder moves up and down while the sprayer on the top sprays down.
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Patents

Water chair

Water Chair with Attachments

Our unique multi-use in-water chair easily attaches to the side of swimming pools allowing for comfortable, upright sitting in the water and easily converts to a relaxing "zero gravity" flotation chair for use in pools, lakes, rivers, oceans, etc.
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Easybag

Carry Pizza, Soda and Sauce with One Hand

Easybag is a special designed bag that let the customer carry pizza, soda and sauce in one hand. This gives the customer a free hand to operate doors, cell phones or get by other obstacles on their way.
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Remote Power State Detector

A system for remotely indicating a power state (ON-OFF) of a home appliances This system is easily configurable and flexible tool for smart home security systems and provides a universal and reliable mechanism to control the power state of appliances.
[PURCHASE DETAILS HERE]


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Upcoming Challenges

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Syngenta AI Challenge 2018

Sign up for the 2019 Challenge:

Principal Analytics Challenge 2019

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]