Licensing, product acquisition, contract research, proof of concept leading to scale-up to manufacturing, supplier agreement
Opportunity to collaborate with global consumer 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 consumer products company, invites proposals for a cost-effective, repositionable adhesive suitable for skin contact.
NineSigma’s client manufactures personal care products. They are looking to develop a new disposable product which must adhere to human skin. They seek a repositionable adhesive with cost appropriate for a disposable consumer product.
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.
Possible approaches might include, but are not limited to, the following types of adhesive already qualified for use on skin:
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.