Nav

IV Insights Blog

Posts tagged: Invention Science Fund

Metamaterials: Bending Nature

When Nathan Myhrvold calls something “the closest thing to magic he’s ever seen,” it warrants a second look. Metamaterials are a new frontier, one the New York Times said “the waves of the future may bend around,” and we are investing a lot of time in their success. 

Read full article »

Cuba, Metamaterials, Silkworms and More: Twelve Must-Read Stories From October

At the GeekWire Summit 2016, Nathan Myhrvold said, “Every great idea starts off as a spark. We live in a society that has been completely technologically transformed by ideas that worked out.” Our favorite links this month tell stories of inventors and inventions that embody that kind of transformation. 

Read full article »

Invention Science Fund Partnering with NAMIC to Create New 3D Printing Technologies

There’s hardly an industry 3D printing doesn’t promise to revolutionize. From rocket engine injectors to life-like prosthetics, it’s undeniable that 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, is a huge field of technological opportunity. 

Read full article »

Staff Spotlight: Gary McKnight, Ph.D., Scientific Program Manager

With deep and broad knowledge in the bio sciences and a focus on biotechnology, Gary McKnight, Ph.D., is always up-to-date on the latest scientific advances as he pushes to identify the next breakthrough. For National Inventors Month, we sat down with Gary to hear more about his background and perspective on invention.  

Read full article »

Categories

Archives

Twitter Follow us on Twiter!

Looking for something to do this weekend? #Seattle twitter.com/MOHAI/status/9…

Feb 23

Zoom in close on this picture & you can spot something you perhaps never thought you’d be able to see: a single ato… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Feb 23

Innovation can make an impact anywhere. Here’s how a simple kite invention is bringing joy to children in refugee c… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Feb 22