I subscribed to Innocentive.com on a whim a year or so ago. It is an interesting way to see what businesses / industries are trying to do (although mostly it is too technical & related to Pharma / Chemical industries).
This time though, they have two very interesting design challenges….Start your engines…
Environmentally Friendly Bottle Caps
Challenge Reward: $5,000 USD
Challenge Type: Ideation
This Challenge is looking for environmentally friendly alternatives to standard screw-off bottle caps. This is an Ideation Challenge with a guaranteed award for at least one submitted solution. Granting of the award is at Seeker’s sole discretion. Read More
Methods to Analyze Consumer Emotions
Challenge Reward: $10,000 USD
Challenge Type: Theoretical-licensing
The Seeker is looking for methods to analyze consumer emotions.
This Challenge requires only a written description of the solution.