What we're about
http://www.inventorsnetwork.org . The Inventors Network of Minnesota is a 501c3 Non-profit dedicated to helping early stage product developers. Our team of mentors are industry professionals that are dedicated to helping our members commercialize their ideas, whether it is through licensing or a startup venture. Inventors Network focuses on assisting inventors through the process of bringing their ideas to market...from concept, material selection, prototyping, patents, target markets, licensing, sourcing, manufacturing, distribution, marketing and sales. We been in existence since 1994. We have over 500 people in our network. We meet every 3rd Wednesday of the Month at Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, MN 55305. 5:30-6:00PM check-in, open discussion & networking. 6:00-7:30 keynote speaker presentations followed by round table discussions with product experts in licensing v. manufacturing, CAD design, 3D printing prototypes. The organization concentrates on providing information which will minimize the investments of time, expense and frustration inventors often experience in developing their ideas. The organization acquires and makes available reference materials and informational resources which will aid in the innovation process. The group provides an open forum where persons and companies can meet and interact in confidentiality. Every visitor and member signs a Non-Disclosure Agreement to ensure the ideas you discuss are safe. As a matter of policy, the Inventors Network does not endorse, qualify, or make any representations concerning the business practices of any member, speaker, visitor or guest of the Inventors Network. We do not sell anything and do not allow solicitation for products or services.