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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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Echodyne Spins Out from Intellectual Ventures

December 19, 2014

Echodyne Spins Out from Intellectual Ventures

Led by co-founders Eben Frankenberg (CEO) and Tom Driscoll (CTO), two former IV colleagues, Echodyne will bring metamaterials-based radar systems to market.

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A Cool Way to Combat Ebola

December 15, 2014

A Cool Way to Combat Ebola

IV's Global Good program is partnering with USAID to test new technology that would enable healthcare workers who are aiding Ebola patients to wear their protective clothing longer and more comfortably in extreme climates.

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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."