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Challenge Hair Root Removal
Hair Root Removal
STATUS: Awarded
Active Solvers: 211
Posted: Jun 18 2009
Challenge ID: 8462001
 
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Abstract
This Challenge is looking for new methods of hair root removal. This is an Ideation Challenge with a guaranteed award for at least one submitted solution.
Overview
This Challenge is looking for new methods of hair root removal.

This is an Ideation Challenge that has the following distinct features:

  1. There is a guaranteed award of $5,000, which will be paid to the best submission. Additional awards of $3,000 and $2,000 may be made for the next two best submissions. This means that your submission does not necessarily need to be perfect for you to win the award - it just needs to be better than others.
  2. You are not required to transfer exclusive intellectual property rights to the Seeker. Rather, by submitting your proposal, you grant the Seeker a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive license to practice your idea submitted for this challenge.
What is InnoCentive?
InnoCentive is the global innovation marketplace where creative minds solve some of the world's most important problems for cash awards up to $1 million. Commercial, governmental and humanitarian organizations engage with InnoCentive to solve problems that can impact humankind in areas ranging from the environment to medical advancements.

What is an InnoCentive Ideation™ Challenge?

An InnoCentive Ideation™ Challenge is a broad question formulated to obtain access to new ideas, similar to a global brainstorm for producing a breakthrough idea or market survey which may include ideas for a new product line, a new commercial application for a current product, or even a viral marketing idea to recruit new customers. Ideation™ Challenge submissions are typically about two written pages, and Seekers receive a non-exclusive, perpetual license to use all submissions.

In an Ideation™ Challenge, Solvers may:

  • Submit ideas of their own
  • Submit third party information that they have the right to use and further the authority to convey that right and the right to use and develop derivative works to Seekers
  • Submit information considered in the public domain without any limitations on use

Solvers should not reveal any confidential information in their submissions. Often the Ideation™ Challenge will be followed by one or more of the other three Challenge types to further develop the ideas and gain Intellectual Property protection when the concept has been well-defined.

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