Innovate Product Design is very excited to announce the launch of our free app, the InventionCalculator™!
The InventionCalculator™ is a first-of-its-kind educational tool to help the individual innovator, aspiring inventor or entrepreneur understand the global market potential and financial implications when exploring the different routes to take a new product idea to market.
The idea was designed by our in-house design team and conceived by Alastair Swanwick, owner and CEO of Innovate Product Design, after years of despairing over the lack of understanding people have of developing new inventions.
The InventionCalculator™ can calculate the profit an inventor may receive by inputting the demographics of potential consumers and the price that the consumer would pay for the product. The calculator then uses a formula to calculate the estimated manufacturing cost and therefore the gross profit, then demonstrating how this varies dependant on the choice of business model or route to market that the inventor chooses to adopt.
Alternatively you can use the InventionCalculator™ on the Innovate website here
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Monday, March 10th, 2014
Monday, March 3rd, 2014
The team here at Innovate were really excited when a few LumiPotti samples arrived at our design studio. It is always nice to see a project that we have worked on in it’s final “retail” version and LumiPotti does not disappoint. With its great branding and lovely packaging, we are sure that this toddler product is going to take the market by storm and change toddler potty training for many Mums up and down the country
LumiPotti is the Day & Night potty for total toilet training. It encourages children’s nappy-free progress through all stages of toilet training. LumiPotti’s night-light is movement activated and illuminates as the child sits up in bed. It guides them and helps children grow in confidence as they go nappy-free at night.
Once nights are mastered, the LumiPotti light becomes a portable night-light for that final stage, the independent night walk to the bathroom.
For more information or to purchase a LumiPotti vist The LumiPotti Website
Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
Dribble Stop Top came to Innovate back in 2010 with just a great idea, Innovate then proceeded to help the two mumpreneurs to design, develop and protect their idea.
Now, three and a half years later we are so delighted to announce that they have made it to market!
The two mums, after trying everything they could think of to keep their babies chests dry and dribble free, made it their mission to find a solution to the many problems dribbling can bring. A solution that would make the lives of today’s busy mum just that little bit easier!
The Dribble Stop Tops features a Pocket made of Specialised Waterproof Material with skin-like breathability, hidden inside the top which completely covers and protects the Dribble Zone (chest area) and a Unique Extra High Neckline ensuring maximum coverage. Dribble Stop Tops act as a barrier & help to stop dribble soaking through to a baby’s delicate skin; the soft cotton jersey is the only material in contact with baby’s skin ensuring they remain comfortable as well as, safe & dry.
Dribble Stop Top have received the 2012/13 bizziebaby Bronze Award for baby clothing and also made the Mumpreneur 100 list in 2012.
Thursday, February 13th, 2014
Patent & Research Manager Della Williams this morning appeared on Chris Evan’s BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show.
Being world radio day, today was the best day for Innovate’s Patent & Research manager Della Williams to appear on the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show.
Della was featured on the show as the mystery guest, leaving presenter Chris Evans to quiz her on patents, inventions and commercialising ideas. Della handled the questions very well and even managed to slip in a little bit of fun with a comical patent.
If you would like to listen to the radio broadcast then click on the link below.
Monday, January 27th, 2014
Friday, January 17th, 2014
Innovate client ‘Wag N Go’ has recently started a Kickstarter campaign in a bid to launch their latest product.
Coming with just an idea and a few sketches, Innovate assisted Wag N Go with the initial design and development of the product.
Now, 6 months on the product has evolved into an elegant and durable solution to your dog’s everyday essentials whilst away from home.
Now live on Kickstarter, Wag N Go are seeking funding in order to manufacture the first batch of travel kits, launching their brand into the doggy domain!
So if you are a dog owner and would like to make travelling a lot easier get on over to the Kickstarter page where you can pledge towards the funding and make the Wag N Go dream a reality; you’ll even receive a great reward for your pledge!
Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
The team here at Innovate are extremely excited to announce a project that we have been working very hard on over the last year. We are proud to introduce to you the Beta version of the Invention Calculator App, free to download and available for any smartphone from the App Store or Google Play Store and directly from our U.S. website
We are announcing it here first to give you a sneak preview of our Beta version and would welcome any comments or suggestions on how to improve it before we launch it officially in the U.K.
The Invention Calculator App was launched in the US on the 15th October 2013 and has been very well received by users, the industry and the press. Tom Post from Forbes, the business magazine, described it as “clever” and Lawrence Udell from the California Invention Center has said the following of the App - “I love the concept, since it is a really valuable, easy to use educational tool . Anyone who has ever had a new invention idea should try it.”
The Invention Calculator was invented and designed by Alastair Swanwick at Innovate Product Design after years of despairing over the lack of understanding people have of developing a new invention. It is an educational tool to help the individual innovator understand the global market potential and financial implications when exploring the different routes to take a new product idea to market.
How it works:
The new App can calculate the profit an inventor may receive by inputting the age, gender, geographic area and the price the consumer would pay for the product. The calculator uses a formula to calculate the estimated manufacturing cost and therefore the gross profit, and then demonstrates how this varies, dependent on the different business model or route to market that the inventor chooses to apply. The Invention Calculator has been designed exclusively by Innovate Product Design and has a patent pending in the US.
It is free to download to any smartphone from the App Store, Google Play Store or direct from the company’s U.S. website! Download it and try it today!
Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
Innovate Client Vex Box has now launched
Vex Box is a universal template for single or double socket boxes, providing a tidier and more efficient method of installation. Whether it’s new builds or refurbishments, the surrounding wall can be finished to a superior standard, as the product extends the box to be flush with the plasterboard.
The Vex Box comfortably fits both single or double electrical socket boxes and is manufactured from V0 rated high impact polystyrene. Offering a handy depth guage for efficient installation with 2mm depth adjustments, the Vex Box is easy to use as well as being strong and durable once constructed.
Vex Box came to Innovate in 2011 with simply an idea for an innovative product, Innovate assisted with a Worldwide Patent Search followed by Design and Visualisation of the product and Drafting of an initial UK patent application.
Two years after the initial idea submission was made Vex Box has now launched and is available from www.vexbox.com in packs of 10 or 50.
Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
Recently, Innovate Product Design was pleased to return to Bournemouth and Poole College for the 4th year where their FDA Foundation Degree Business and Management students were set the task of delivering a product presentation to pitch to potential investors à la Dragons’ Den.
Della Williams joined lecturers to make up the Dragons Den panel and offer advice and guidance to students on their products moving forward. The presentations covered a vast range of products ranging from clothing to smartphone Apps.
Innovate’s experience in helping individuals to take their products to market put them in an ideal position to be able to assess the quality of their presentations and also to post the sorts of questions that they may be asked were the students ever to present to a real panel of potential investors.
Innovate would like to offer their thanks to Mike Plummer and the students of Bournemouth and Poole College (www.bpc.ac.uk) for their warm welcome and variety of fascinating presentations.
Innovate (www.innovate-design.co.uk) is always keen to hear from inventors of all ages. With over 10 years of expertise in helping inventors take their ideas to market, Innovate are uniquely positioned and are always happy to offer their thoughts and expertise on a new idea.
Monday, November 11th, 2013
The team at Innovate are thrilled to announce that one of our clients has won an award.
Xpanda Bra, The Ultimate Comfort Nursing Bra, is a revolutionary new maternity nursing bra with individual adjustable cup sizes, so your bra continues to fit your body changes during and after pregnancy, especially when Breastfeeding.
Xpanda Bra have won the Bizzie Baby awards.