About GE

GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. For more information, visit the company's website at

About GE Oil & Gas

 GE Oil & Gas works on the things that matter in the oil and gas industry. In collaboration with our customers, we push the boundaries of technology to bring energy to the world. From extraction to transportation to end use, we address today's toughest challenges in order to fuel the future. Follow GE Oil & Gas on Twitter @GE_OilandGas.

About Statoil

Statoil is an international energy company with operations in over 30 countries. Building on 40 years’ experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf, we are committed to accommodating the world’s energy needs in a responsible manner, applying technology and creating innovative business solutions. Find out more at

About NineSights

What is NineSights?

NineSights is a secure, collaborative online community that connects innovators of all sizes with resources and relationships needed to drive business value. Developed and powered by NineSigma's global innovation experts, NineSights provides Solution Seekers and Solution Providers with the unprecedented opportunity for real-time partnership.

The Mind Matters Challenge website is powered by NineSights and members of our community can choose to interact with all of the resources of the NineSights community if they so choose.


How does NineSights work?

NineSights is an online innovation community where registered individuals and organizations can learn about potential business opportunities, communicate directly with one another and showcase expertise. Members have access to a myriad of business-building tools including:

  1. Innovation news, blogs, resources, technical discussions and other activities
  2. NineSigma Requests for Proposals and other business opportunities
  3. The ability to post technology needs and offers to the community for free
  4. The ability to search the membership directory to identify potential partners
  5. An option to purchase featured galleries to showcase needs or offers


What type of verification does NineSights conduct on users and posted content?

Each potential community member must sign our Terms of Use before the registration process is complete. All members are approved by NineSigma moderators. Once registered, all member profile content is subject for review and modification without warning if it fails to meet or violates our Terms of Use. If a member's content is assumed to be confidential in nature, a NineSights moderator can intervene with questions or recommendations for content adjustment. In addition, community members are welcome to report inappropriate use of the system via a message to