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We believe that ideas are valuable. Everything that we do—whether partnering with our worldwide network of 4,000 inventors, purchasing patents from individuals and businesses, or creating our own inventions—is aligned to building and growing an invention marketplace. Learn more about us.

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From the Archives: Inventor Superhero Ellen Ochoa

August 27, 2015

From the Archives: Inventor Superhero Ellen Ochoa

When we think about our favorite Insights topics, we can’t pass up Inventor Superhero Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman in space and current director of the Johnson Space Center.

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Back to School with STEM and Mentorship

August 25, 2015

Back to School with STEM and Mentorship

The end of summer means many things for students but for us at IV, it’s a poignant time to remember how critical mentoring students and helping them to pursue their STEM education-related goals are to helping ensure a strong and innovative future workforce.a

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Think Again: What Is Invention?

 

Think Again: What Is Invention?

At Intellectual Ventures, we believe invention sparks progress and inspires the inquisitive, spurring the bold and brave to explore uncharted territory in the pursuit of a better tomorrow.

Inventor Spotlight

Merja Holma

 

Merja Holma

Learn how Merja invented a cattle feed supplement that's revolutionizing the dairy industry. "The brainstorming sessions with IV are very productive. It has been very fruitful to discuss with other scientists from other areas."