10 Gadgets That Never Took Off

We work with a lot of inventors to get their products in front of the right people who can help deliver success if there is a fit with their business needs. We create a unique Roadmap to Market process that builds on years of experience in product development and on extensive connections with industry leaders

Work environment can influence creativity!

Some people can be creative anywhere, but many struggle with creativity. Given the right encouragement, many experts believe that anyone can be effectively creative, given the right encouragement and conditions. While this “nuture vs. nature” debate continues, in reality creativity is a combination of the two. The right environment will always help stimulate creative thought

Health movement spurs food makers to innovate

Food and beverage manufacturers today are capitalizing on natural trends in their search for innovation opportunities. We know food prices are increasing, but so are the number of health-conscious Americans. In a food industry increasingly competing for farmers market consumers, the buzz words on store shelves these days are raw, organic and GM-Free. Some of

Saving the whales: With an app!

Researchers are hoping a new app called WhaleALERT will reduce the number of collisions between ships and whales. This new app can alert shipping operators if whales are nearby. Environmentalists are concerned that the noise of ships traveling through areas where whales reside can not only harm the mammals, but interfere with their ability to

Rise of the floor-cleaning robots!

The Upper Midwest Regional VEX Robotics Tournament was held a few weeks ago at Xavier High School. This tournament was the state’s largest competitive robotics event, and the sheer energy and excitement of the participants was astounding. And this was just one of many robotics competitions that are happening across the country this year. Robotics