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Ideation-TRIZ - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1. What is Ideation?

2. What consulting services does Ideation offer ?

3. How does Ideation support Intellectual Property (IP)?

4. Who represents Ideation in Israel?

5. How can I work with Ideation?

6. Are Israeli companies eligible for a discount?

7. How do I contact Ideation?

 

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What is Ideation?
Ideation is technological consultancy based in Michigan, USA. It specializes in solving complex and difficult technological problems for top American and multinational corporations such as NASA, the United States Air Force, GM, Boeing, Xerox, Kodak, Johnson & Johnson, Phillips, Lucent, Motorola, Rockwell, HP,  Honeywell, and others.

  • Probably the best technological consulting team in the world, Ideation includes approx. 20 scientists with various advanced academic degrees (in Physics, Chemistry, Computers, Biology, etc.)
  • Each consultant in the team has at least twenty years of experience in solving problems using the TRIZ methodology and designated computerized tools

 

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What consulting services does Ideation offer ?
Ideation’s consulting domains include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

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How does Ideation support Intellectual Property (IP)?
Among other things, Ideation assists entire universities on an ongoing basis, and helps organizations from a wide spectrum of industries, that are interested in upgrading their IP. The assistance includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Identifying ideas for potential patents in a given field
     - For first impression - see example of patent evaluation report
  • Protection against lawsuits from competing patents, which your patent may violate (circumventing competitors’ patent walls)
  • Enhancing your patent by adding a comprehensive variety of additional technological applications (which will lower development and production costs and expand the applications and the claims)
     - For first impression - see example of patent enhancement report
  • Defining a patent in as general a manner as possible, which will enable its implementation in a broader sense, and protecting it as much as possible for other needs
  • Protecting your patent from circumvention by big and determined competitors, who will not be interested in paying you royalties in the future

 

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Who represents Ideation in Israel?
ZOOZ is the exclusive representative of Ideation in Israel, and assists domestic companies that wish to work with them. ZOOZ is the leading innovation company in Israel, and it provides supplementary consulting and training services pertaining to strategic innovation, product innovation, and technological innovation.

 

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How can I work with Ideation?
In order to move ahead with the various types of consulting processes, the following stages with Ideation must be followed:

  • Sign this NDA (or another similar agreement, if you prefer)
  • Fax the signed agreement to Mr. Zion Barel, Chairman of Ideation
    - Fax it to U.S. fax number: +1 (248) 737-8929
  • He will later sign and fax the agreement back
    - Please enclose your fax number with your signed agreement
  • Afterwards, send the details of the a patent you want to strengthen,
    or complete this questionnaire (ISQ.doc)
  • You must specify the topic you wish to address. For example, protection/expansion/circumvention of a certain patent, solving a problem, preventing failures, or predicting the technological future
  • Send the various documents to Ari at ari@zooz.co.il
    and to Zion at zbarel@ideationtriz.com
  • Next, the Ideation staff will handle your query, contact you for additional clarifications if necessary, estimate feasibility and costs. If they can significantly assist you, they will send you a price quote and schedule for consultation
    - Most projects take approx. 8 weeks
    - A project generally costs approx. $50,000
  • Finally, if you decide to hire their consulting services, sign apurchase order, and then they will provide the service

 

 

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Are Israeli companies eligible for a discount?
Zion Barel, Chairman of Ideation, is an Israeli expatriate. Zion is currently offering the following for a handful of Israeli companies:

  • Choose a patent that you want to strengthen, or identify an important problem of yours that is worth at least one million NIS to your organization, and that you failed to solve for at least one or two years
  • Sign this NDA with them (or another similar agreement, if you prefer)
  • Send Ideation the patent details or this questionnaire (ISQ.com), in which you outline your problem. Send it to Ari at ari@zooz.co.il and to Zion at zbarel@ideationtriz.com
  • Ideation will peruse the patent or the questionnaire you sent, and if necessary contact you for clarifications
  • Then, they will send you (free of charge!) a preliminary breakdown of ways to strengthen your patent or solve your problem  and explain them in an online conference call.
  • If you wish to proceed, they will continue to work on the patent/problem, and prepare a full report for you (followed by telephone explanations) of the different ways to strengthen your patent or solve your problem
  • A full report will cost only $35,000
    -This special offer includes a 30% discount off the regular price.
    - If you need patent strengthening, this price also includes the registration of a comprehensive provisional patent
    - In addition, Zion will be happy to assist Israelis in business development and door opening to Ideation's international clients
     

 

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How do I contact Ideation?
You are welcome to contact Zion directly in order to make initial contact and get an idea of the assistance options:
 
Mr. Zion Barel, Chairman of Ideation

  • Email: zbarel@ideationtriz.com
  • Mobile: +1 (248) 613-3251
  • Office: +1 (248) 737-8854
  • Fax: +1 (248) 737-8929
  • Skype: zion.bar.el


 

 

 

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