InventionHome Connects Inventors with Rubbermaid & Irwin Tools at NHS

The National Hardware Show and InventionHome are pleased to offer ALL National Hardware Show 2013 Exhibitors the chance for a face-to-face meeting with Rubbermaid and Irwin Tools (both part of Newell-Rubbermaid) to pitch your products. If you have a patent protected invention suitable for either company, this could be the opportunity of a lifetime. Both companies are seeking new products to commercialize and are open to outside innovation.

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Crown Bolt teams with InventionHome to hunt for Hardware Inventions

Crown Bolt a leading retail supplier to The Home Depot, is steadfast in its commitment to find innovative new products by tapping into the ingenuity of independent inventors. To help with this effort, executives at Crown Bolt have partnered with InventionHome to reach out to the inventor community and spread the word to inventors and entrepreneurs with innovative hardware products.

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Put InventionHome to Work for You!

The term “Open Innovation” means different things to different people. For some, enlisting independent inventors in the search for product innovation means a fresh new outlook…more eyes and ears on industry trends and consumer desires…and great and plentiful opportunities. But for others, the thought of working with “outsiders” is an invitation for headaches.

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Finding Time for Lunch

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 ...

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Companies Turn to InventionHome to Find Innovative Products

As competition to uncover the next million-dollar idea heats up, companies are increasingly turning to InventionHome for help in reaching inventors and entrepreneurs. This model of "Open Innovation" in which new ideas originate from outside a company's walls, is rapidly becoming a wide-spread practice. The reason is clear - why spend untold millions on internal R&D when a company can simply license a great idea straight form the inventor?

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