2011 Inaugural season of the Global Innovation AwardPresentation Transcript
Global Innovation Award Inaugural Season
Why? Amazing Project solutions Teams already pursuing patents Collect the stories
What’s the deal? Teams submit Project solutions online Public votes on their favorite Top vote-getters automatically considered by the judges “Wild card” teams selected by IP attorneys Up to $20,000 to develop and patent
Body Forward® winners The 4th Motor Flying Monkeys Non-Invasive Glucose Monitoring Allows diabetic kids to monitor glucose levels without constant finger pricking Blue Gear Ticks Unfurling Bioabsorbable Stent Stent that can be expanded and eventually dissolved for growing children with heart conditions BOB – 1 Hand Device Designed to help a 3-year-old girl write and draw with her right hand for the first time
So what? Ideas submitted: 179 Countries: 16 Votes cast: Nearly 400,000 Countries viewing: 145 in 85 languages Website page views: Nearly 1 million
This is more than playing with robots.
What’s next? Potential for new global sponsors Increase monetary award Builds value of FLL Engagement after the tournament season Marketing tool for Partners