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USA National Innovation Marketplace

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Technology Innovation: Find...Connect...Grow
SME has joined forces with Planet Eureka! to offer SME members and partners an easier way to fast-track their inventions and innovations to market by using the USA National Innovation Marketplace (USA NIMs). It is open to all innovation sellers, buyers, investors and distributors that are interested in new technology products and solutions.

USA NIMs is designed to speed communications and connections between technology innovators and buyers, investors, distributors and manufacturers. It can help you find breakthrough and meaningful innovations that are easy to understand in 60 seconds or less. It is a pain-free and effective way to DOUBLE your R&D effectiveness.

Innovation requests allow you to reach all marketplace members, including innovators, manufacturers, venture capitalists, R&D labs, large and small corporations and universities AT NO CHARGE. You can find ideas that fit your specific needs or share your needs with other members. You will receive responses directly through a secure e-mail server, which allows you to choose if/when to share your contact information. In addition, a new service is now being offered – innovation mediation, which is facilitated by Eureka staff.

The USA National Innovation Marketplace is brought to you by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and was developed by Eureka! Ranch International, an innovation leader. It is a service of the Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology, Manufacturing Extension Partnership.  



About Our Partners
Planet Eureka Eureka! Ranch International Ltd. (a sister company to Merwyn Research Inc.) is a consulting company that helps business leaders find, filter and fast track innovations that win big, lose less and make more money. According to a government survey, Eureka! clients have realized more than $300 million in net extra sales over the past 24 months. Using Planet Eureka!, Eureka! Ranch helps large companies painlessly find and test innovations, and also helps them connect to resources and potential partners to expedite development.
 
MEP The Manufacturing Extension Partnership is a national network with hundreds of specialists who understand the needs of small and medium-size manufacturers. The MEP has worked with thousands of manufacturers delivering $6.25 billion in sales and $1.3 billion in cost savings annually. As a part of Planet Eureka!, it is a field force that can help businesses and individuals connect and accelerate their growth. The MEP can help use and interpret the Merwyn Business Simulation Research Report, help you negotiate with potential partners and help you create and find new ideas to grow your business. The Manufacturing Extension Partnership is part of the National Institute of Standards and Technologies.