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Saatchi & Saatchi Innovation in Communication Award
This annual competition seeks outstanding thinkers with an innovative idea that has the potential to change the way we communicate with each other. First prize: $100,000. Visit the very cool website for more details.
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Inventors' Digest Online
This site is designed for anyone who has ever said, "I've got a great idea. Now what do I do?"
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Collegiate Inventors Competition
The Collegiate Inventors Competition is a prestigious national competition which recognizes college and university students across the country whose innovations, discoveries, and research are deemed the year's most outstanding. This unique competition rewards the working relationship between students and their advisors who collaborate on innovations which are potentially patentable.
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Material ConneXion
As the world's comprehensive resource center dedicated to international material innovation, Material ConneXion is a resource for all professionals whose work relies on materials and who desire hands-on experience with the building blocks of their trade. Housing the world's most comprehensive and state-of-the-art collection of innovative material samples, this facility provides members with invaluable information about the physical properties, possible applications, and sourcing availability of everything from polymeric materials, ceramics, metals to glasses and natural materials.
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Wisconsin Innovation Service Center
The Wisconsin Innovation Service Center (WISC) has helped thousands of entrepreneurs and inventors make intelligent new product and market decisions. WISC, in partnership with the NCIIA, will conduct market and technical feasibility assessments of new product ideas for NCIIA members. WISC has been a significant contributor to the development and success of many new products.
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"The Premier FastTrac? program is a tested, comprehensive business development program that equips entrepreneurs with skills to develop and manage successful business ventures. FastTrac employs experiential "how to" learning to help entrepreneurs learn to build a management team, use low-cost marketing strategies, hire personnel, decide on appropriate legal structures and manage cash flow. Course instructors present these and other subjects based on personal experience and those of other entrepreneurs. The Premier FastTrac(tm) program is an excellent model for teaching entrepreneurship for schools lacking business education resources.
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United States Patent and Trademark Office
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