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Weekly Update - October 1, 2014


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October 1, 2014

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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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Self-compaction or Densification of Dry Granular Solids
A global supplier of blended ceramics materials invites proposals for self-compacting granular solids. Deadline for responses is Friday, October 17, 2014.

More Opportunities: Experts Needed , New Requests , Request Closing Soon , Open Requests


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Experts Needed

Experts in Cold Supply Chain Execution, Labeling & Monitoring
NineSigma, on behalf of a Global Food and Beverage Client, seeks Subject Matter Experts with knowledge of current trends in cold supply chain execution across industry. Application deadline is Wednesday, October 15, 2014

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Experts in Markets & Applications for Shelf Life Extension Technologies
NineSigma, on behalf of a Global Food and Beverage Client, is seeking Subject Matter Experts to participate in a range of compensated consulting activities related to shelf-life extension in chilled food applications. Application deadline is Wednesday, October 15, 2014

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Following registration, please login and click "Ask To Join This Group" on the Expert Application Page referenced here.

Once you have been accepted to the Application Group, please follow the posted instructions to complete your application.

Open Innovation Requests

New Requests

Nonflammable Heat Storage Material

Rice, Processed Rice, and Rice-grain-like Foodstuffs with Less Calorie Intake

Seeking Ways to Improve Yield of Capital Protected Investments

Requests Closing in 1 Week

Inhibiting the Formation of n-Alkane / Wax Crystals

Open Requests

Analytical Methods to Characterise Proteins and Impurities in Inclusion Bodies

Controllable Coating of Viscous Liquids on Cone Structures

Develop Novel Head-up Display for Aircraft Flight Guidance Application

Easy-to-fit Installation of Thermally Insulated Solid Walls

Electrically Conductive Materials for Coating Fine Powders

Localized Cooling Around Individuals

Self-compaction or Densification of Dry Granular Solids

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

Super Quiet Induction Heat Dissipation

Technology to Stabilize Protein and Peptide Drugs in Solution

Temperature Control Technology for Portable Devices


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