Kevin Andrews, Ph.D.
Product acquisition, joint development, or supplier agreement
Client will review stage of development based on RFP response.
Phase of development is dependent upon path forward.
Client is well-versed in working in the open innovation space.
Phase 1 - Potential funding commensurate with proposed activity, negotiated as warranted.
SOLUTION PROVIDER HELP DESK:
NineSigma, on behalf a major global oil and gas company invites proposals for coatings that offer corrosion resistance, antifouling, and thermal conductivity properties.
NineSigma’s client relies on water-cooled heat exchangers to cool various industrial processes which must operate with long service intervals. It is necessary to protect surfaces in the heat exchanger and associated piping against damage from corrosion or fouling while maintaining or enabling heat transfer performance.
Anticipated Project Phases or Project Plan
Phase 1 – Proof of concept
Phase 2 – Engineering 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 prefers approaches that are beyond concept phase.
Your response should address the following:
Appropriate responses to this Request
Responses from companies (small to large), consultants, 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 technology transfer agency that represents an inventor or technology holder who can demonstrate an approach to address the request.
You represent a university research department that has a bench-scale demonstration ready to adapt.