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Resources for Recycled Content products and materials
Finding green materials and resources for innovation starts with thinking of new sources and new applications for established green and recycled materials.
“My Air, My Health Challenge” - Innovation awards from EPA
Inventors can compete to develop personal air pollution and health sensors.
Green Chemistry $2.8 billion market opportunities in 2011
Commercial estimates have pegged the market in green chemistry at close to $100 billion!
Learning FROM Nature to Make a Better Cup of Coffee
Learning FROM nature through permaculture and community commerce to make a better cup of coffee also sustains a better ecosystem for all species to thrive together.
Phosphorous Becomes a Sustainability & Recycling Issue
The problem with phosphorus, a critical element in fertilizers and food, is, as comedian Rodney Dangerfield would say, that it “can’t get no respect.”
Innovation Resources List
Product and process innovation is a team sport -- and by working with government labs, nonprofits in economic development, etc. -- as well as specialized business services, you can take your product quality and performance up a notch. Here are some quality innovation resources for your to check into.
Clean Energy & Innovation Incubator in LA County
Commercialization of clean tech solutions is being supported by PortTechLA, an incuator in San Pedro to support clean solutions for economic development and green jobs.
Green Innovation Drives Business Profitability & Growth
Harvard Business Review white paper, Gregory Unruh and Richard Ettenson pointed out that eco-friendly product launches are up 500% between 2007 and 2009.
Systems Design & Management for the Future
We're on the cusp of a information technology future that holds new interfaces as revolutionizing as the Apple Mac.
Business Models Are Essential Part of Bringing Innovation to Market... and Scale
Innovators and investors team up to create new technology, but they also work on innovative business models to deploy not-so-new innovations for marketplace momentum.
EPA Stresses the Value of Innovation & Economics of Environmental Restoration
EPA's Jackson stresses the economic and community value of green and environmental innovation & economic value of environmental restoration.
Bill Gates Innovates Ideas about Energy and Climate
How do we get to zero? What innovation is needed?
Innovation in Energy and Energy Efficiency Spurred with DOE Data
DOE sponsored VIBE and National Assets provide timely data for innovation in energy and energy efficiency.
University of Southern California-Energy Institute Focuses on Renewable Energy
California energy research is being conducted at USC to transition the economy to renewable energy. These research resources are cross-disciplinary, and available to entrepreneurs through technology transfer programs.
Entrepreneurship Study Repositions Maturity in Successful Innovation
Tech entrepreneurs are redefined with this research into innovation and tech business startups.
Googlizing Books with Distributed Book Publishing
Book publishing has been the vehicle for sharing ideas. The physical printing of books has been a heavy load borne by trees and trucks. Digital distribution has joined forces with paper-based presses...for the next phase of the printing revolution that has rocked the world...for centuries!
Clean Green Guy Launches Deal Making ad Events for Green Startups
The Clean Green Guy's Deal Marketplace is an online investor road show for clean and green companies.
Need New Revenue Stream? Get Innovative!
Employment benefits come in all shapes and sizes. Creative thinking can put unusual combinations together to benefit everyone involved. Here's an example.
Innovation for the Coming Conceptual Economy
Innovation is America's middle name. But for how long? How do we keep pace with the growing expertise and competition from lower cost, more highly motivated countries and companies?
Solar PV Solutions Include Frameless PV Modules
Manufacturing process and materials that significantly increase solar panel production rates, decreasing the cost of solar power.
Have green product ideas? Yahoo! Kicks Off ‘Make It Green’ Promotion
Do you have ideas for green products? Now you can submit them to a central database and take your chance on getting them made and getting paid for your ideas!
National Technology Transfer Center for Innovation from National Labs
Technology Transfer for innovation and product development is boosted by the National Technology Transfer Center.
Building Innovation with the MIT Open Prototype Intitiative (OPI)
Green building research to provide open source innovation for more sustainable development...from MIT.
Cleantech Accelerator Connects Innovative Suppliers with Large Distribution
Cleantech product development includes commercialization that is maximized with large distribution partners. Here's one solution...
Innovation Leaders Invest 3X the Effort in Early Stages
Innovation is both the creative generation of ideas, but it is also the process of implementing those ideas in a market-appealing and cost effective way. Refined innovation techniques help companies innovate faster and more profitably.
Green Chemistry Can Benefit from Biomimicry Innovation
The Biomimicry Institute learns from, emulates, and conserves life's genius to create a healthier, more sustainable planet.
Prevention through Design by NIOSH for Safety and Health
Prevention through Design (PtD) is a cost effective safety program that starts with innovation, design and engineering
EPA's National Environmental Performance Track program
EPA helps companies with National Environmental Performance Track program to find innovative ways to operate while reducing their environmental impacts.
Energy Recovery Pump Captures Energy in Desalination
Energy Recovery Pump That Captures and Recycles Energy
Research and Development
Research and Development for Sustainable Innovation, Product and Process Strategies
Edited by Carolyn Allen