We want you to save time, money and energy in your journey of making your idea a reality. So we have developed an entire suite of services to help you make this journey as easy as possible. We have developed these services through tried and true experiences with clients.
Services are provided either by in-house expertise, or through service providers we’ve developed working relationships with and have been able to negotiate special packages or pricing on for our clients. Taking advantage of assistance in one or all of these areas can help you move forward more quickly, and can also help you make sure you’re moving in the right direction at the right time.
We can help you with the entire process, or just bits and pieces.
Rapid New Product Development and Market Development Services
A suite of services provided by both in-house and external expertise to help you quickly and cost effectively move forward with your idea. Contact the KIZ if you are interested in any of these services.
The Williamsport/Lycoming KIZ will do online patent and product research for clients to help them make a decision on whether or not to pursue an idea.
Product Brainstorming/Coaching with Don Brown
The Williamsport/Lycoming KIZ has developed a strategic partnership with Don Brown, author of Invent Yourself Rich: 16 Secrets for Creating Million-Dollar Inventions. He is best known as the inventor of the most successful piece of abdominal workout equipment in the world – the Ab Roller®. Don has a proven knack for finding and creating opportunity, and he now shares his abilities with others in their quest for success. For more information on Don please visit his blog at http://www.inventyourselfrich.com.
We have negotiated special rates with Don for local clients to receive input and feedback on their ideas. Contact the KIZ if you would like an opportunity to work with Don.
Product Concept Evaluations and Sales Projections
If you are looking for a statisitcally validated evaluation of your concept, along with sales forecasts, Merwyn Business Simulation Research is the world’s most truthful system for early stage innovation sales forecasting. The KIZ can assist you with going through this evaluation process.
It is essential for KIZ clients and inventors/entrepreneurs to be knowledgeable about the industries they are planning to enter, as well as to understand the competition in that industry. Our unbiased market scan can help you to make better decisions on how to approach your idea.
Product Sketches and Computer Drawings
From hand sketches to CAD (computer aided design) drawings of your ideas, the KIZ can help you get your idea out of your head and onto paper (or into a digital format!). The KIZ has negotiated special rates with experts to provide these services to you in a jiffy – no more waiting for months to get your designs done. And it will get you one step closer to making your idea a reality!
When you’ve fine tuned your own working prototype and had some initial design work done, we can help you get a professional prototype built, again through our network of experts and in a short amount of time.
Making a decision about whether or not to protect your idea through patents, trademarks, etc. is difficult, but a necessary business decision to make. The KIZ has negotiated special rates through our expert network to help you with protecting your idea.
Product Sourcing and Costing
The KIZ can help you with identifying a potential manufacturer for your product, and can assist with acquiring product costing.
In an effort to help clients quickly launch their products to a vast audience, the KIZ has developed low cost and progressive ways to help you do just that. Click here to learn about SaleSurge (TM), our new program to help you generate exposure, leads and sales through the Internet.
We also help our clients to develop an effective market launch strategy, and assist them with putting that strategy into action.
As you can assume from the breadth of services listed above, we help our clients manage the process of going from idea to product to market. Having us to help you will save you time, money and energy along the way.
Eureka! Winning Ways is a scientific method to accelerate reliable growth. It is a system that companies like Proctor and Gamble and Nike use to ideate, develop, evaluate, and launch new products, and the IMC and KIZ are certified to help you implement this process.