Licensing, product acquisition, contract research, proof of concept leading to scale-up manufacuturing, supplier agreement.
Opportunity to collaborate with global personal hygiene products company.
Phase 1: Proof of Concept in 3-9 Months
Phase 2: Commercial Product Development in 6-12 Months
Phase 1: Proof of Concept funding commensurate with proposed activity
Kevin Andrews, Ph.D.
Solution Provider Help Desk:
NineSigma, representing a global personal hygiene products company, invites proposals for economical, highly absorbent and resilient materials for incorporation in feminine hygiene products.
NineSigma’s client is a leading global manufacturer of feminine care products. Developing the next generation of products requires step changes in materials performance with acceptable cost. NineSigma’s client seeks lightweight, high-capacity, absorbent substrates to enable next-generation products.
Anticipated Project Phases or Project Plan
Phase 1 – Proof of concept
Phase 2 – Commercial product development
Criteria for Moving from Phase 1 to Phase 2
Client will consider for advancement an approach that meets performance criteria with acceptable economics and pathway to commercialization.
The successful technology will:
NineSigma’s client seeks solutions which are closer to commercialization but will also consider approaches which require some development.
Your response should address the following:
Appropriate responses to this Request
Responses from companies (small to large), consultants, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, or inventors are welcome. For example:
You represent a company or university that has demonstrated a proof of concept.
You represent a company or university that has reduced method to practice at lab scale.
You represent a company or university that has developed a method for use at pilot scale.
You represent a company or university that has demonstrated a method ready for implementation at industrial scale.
You represent a university research department that has a bench-scale demonstration ready to adapt.
You represent a university research department that has an undeveloped pathway with a high probability of success.