Product acquisition, contract research, proof of concept leading to scale-up to manufacturing, 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, on behalf of Kimberly-Clark, invites proposals for economical, resilient materials that also have high absorbency. The end application is for incorporation in feminine hygiene products.
Kimberly-Clark is a leading global manufacturer of feminine care products. Developing the next generation of products requires step changes in materials performance with acceptable cost. Materials with high resiliency and absorbency enable efficient product packaging and discreteness while also functioning to absorb bodily fluids.
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
The successful material will:
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