PROGRAM MANAGER: Megan Hallstrom
Dependent on the commercial readiness of the proposed technology, the client is open to Contract Research, Technology Acquisition, Technology Licensing, and/or Supply Agreement.
Opportunity to collaborate with a global personal hygiene company.
Phase 1 - Submission Period
Phase 2 - Proposal review period, approximately 4 months from deadline
Proof of concept funding, commensurate with proposed activity
SOLUTION PROVIDER HELP DESK:
NineSigma, representing a Top Global Personal Hygiene Company, invites proposals for technologies to reduce or neutralize odors caused by menses and/or blood in disposable personal care products.
Each year, millions of consumers trust our client’s hygiene products to keep them clean and fresh. An important part of this market is the consumer perception of neutral or pleasant fragrances. While many regional groups have attempted to solve the odor control issue, most of the solutions have been limited in their scope. Our client is seeking a solution providing greater consumer satisfaction than the current approaches:
Odor control for feminine care products is particularly complex as solutions must address the full odor profile of menses, while being safe for prolonged contact with sensitive skin, and also address consumer demands for natural products. At the same time, solutions must be cost effective for daily use in disposable products and provide significant odor reduction to give peace of mind to the consumer.
The successful technology will:
Possible approaches might include, but are not limited to:
The following approaches are not of interest:
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: