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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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Metamaterials Momentum: IV Spinout Kymeta

September 01, 2015

Metamaterials Momentum: IV Spinout Kymeta

You’re likely aware of IV spinout Kymeta’s latest partnership with Sharp, but that’s just the latest in a series of exciting milestones for the company. Here are just a few of the ways Kymeta’s innovative technology is making an impact.

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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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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."