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Weekly Update - October 28, 2014


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October 28, 2014

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Webinar: 30 Minute How To Guide, Part 3

Does Open Innovation work for all projects? Which ones are too big and risky? Which ones are more likely to succeed?

Learn from experienced open innovation practitioners at our 30 minute ‘How To’ Webinar. Miles Eddowes (Mondelēz International) and Stephen Clulow (NineSigma) will give you insights on how to select projects that are more likely to succeed and which ones to avoid.

Webinar is on Thursday, October 30th 2014, 13:00 CET


Innovation Contest : Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta's Handwriting Input Device Utilization Challenge

Konica Minolta is seeking an idea that will enable "service innovation" built on their newly developed input device for digitizing and recognizing, in real time, handwritten characters and drawings on any paper with any type of pen.

The client believes that this technology can be utilized in the medical, educational, industrial, and other emerging application fields.

Deadline is Friday, October 31st, 2014

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Consistent Coatings on Irregular Food Surfaces
Pepperidge Farm, a subsidiary of Campbell Soup Company, invites proposals for technologies to apply an even coating of water-based viscous glaze onto an uneven dough surface containing ridges or inclusions. Deadline for responses is Friday, November 7, 2014.
Barrier Technologies to Protect Molecules from Strong Oxidants
A global biotechnology company invites proposals for technologies that can sequester and protect protein, nucleic acids and other biological materials from damage by hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) for approximately 30 minutes. Deadline for responses is Friday, November 14, 2014.
More Opportunities: Experts Needed , New Requests , Requests Closing Soon , Open Requests

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Experts Needed

Experts in Child Resistant and Senior Friendly Packaging for the USA Market

NineSigma, representing a European headquartered company, is seeking experts in Child Resistant (CR) and Senior Friendly (SF) Packaging to help them design, build and test a CR and SF system on a single-use applicator for the USA market.

Application deadline is Friday, November 21, 2014

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Open Innovation Requests

New Requests

New Drug Candidates for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Technology to Recover Super-strong Acids in Industrial Processes at Low Cost

Requests Closing in 1 Week

Biodegradable Polymer with Excellent Moldability

Extracting Oil While Leaving Existing Water Downhole

Seeking Ways to Improve Yield of Capital Protected Investments

Service Innovation Built on Handwriting Input Device That Can Be Used with Any Type of Pen and Paper

Simple Structure to Prevent the Reverse Rotation of Small Motors

Suppliers of Injectable Long-Acting Buprenorphine for Rapid Product Launch

Open Requests

Automatic Air/Fuel Adjustment

Barrier Technologies to Protect Molecules from Strong Oxidants

Consistent Coatings on Irregular Food Surfaces

High Heat Resistance Wireless Temperature Sensor

Imparting Self-Cleaning or Anti-Adherent Properties on Flexible Protective Textiles

Improving the Flame Retardant Properties of Thermoplastic Materials

Leveraging Paper Making Machinery for New Product Applications

Lubricating Powders that Reduce Friction Between Metals

Measuring the Nature of Solids in Industrial Slurries

Novel Premixing System for Gases

Torque and Angle Sensor for Automotive Electric Power Steering System

Wireless Sensor Temperature Measurement


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