Category Archives: Industry News

Manage your company’s product submissions from anywhere on your iPad

January 16th, 2013 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

SubmitMyInvention, one of the industry’s fastest growing product & invention submission management systems, is now easier than ever to access and use from your iPad. Simply go to SubmitMyInvention.com on your iPad, tap the share button, and select Add to Home Screen Our App icon will then be saved to your iPad, ready for one touch access

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$1.8-Billion in Earnings on Inventions

December 6th, 2012 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

Yes, that’s the number that universities reported in 2011 from the commercialization of their inventions. And, wait to you read what MIT Sloan discovered when they studied consumer-innovators across 3 nations; US, UK and Japan.

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Big Money in Invention Products

Inventor Areas – Hottest Destination at Trade Shows

December 4th, 2012 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

Not long ago, there was a time when the inventor area at a consumer trade show was its best kept secret. But in the past few years, inventor areas have morphed into one of the hottest destinations, enjoying a steady stream of traffic from open to close despite their commonly obscure locations.

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Inventor Areas - the new hotness at trade shows

INDA’s RISE Conference Focuses on Open Innovation

October 25th, 2012 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

INDA (the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry) held their RISE Conference this week in Baltimore, Maryland. The 150+ attendees represented leaders from engineering, marketing, product development/ R&D and innovation teams at INDA’s member companies. The event was designed to provide networking opportunities along with industry education. Topics of the conference included technical innovations, new market applications for nonwovens, and a strong focus on “Open Innovation (OI)”.

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The inventor's Summit at INDA's 2012 Rise Conference

Finding Time for Lunch

October 25th, 2012 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

Does this sound familiar?  Mary, VP of Product Development for Widgets Intl, is having a typical day… 3 product update meetings, 6 phone calls with the factory on production issues, and a call with counsel on a compliance issue, all before lunchtime. Just as Mary is ready to take a deep breath and grab a Big Mac, she gets a phone call from Joe, an independent inventor who claims to have a great idea.  After listening to Joe explain his new idea for a children’s toy that has nothing to with their product line, Mary finally manages a polite end to the conversation, but leaves Joe unsatisfied.

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Open Innovation Trailblazer: Rubbermaid

October 16th, 2012 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

Each month, we feature a company that opens their doors to the ingenuity of independent inventors and entrepreneurs by using InventionHome’s submission management system called, SubmitMyinvention. This month’s company is Rubbermaid Home Products.

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Five Tips for Increasing Your Product Submissions

June 7th, 2012 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

Is your company seeking new ideas to grow your product lines? Here are some tips to help boost the number of submissions that your company receives.

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5 Tips to Boost Inventor Submissions