Front End of Innovation

Front End of Innovation


The Front End of Innovation provides researchers with tools and resources to strengthen their ideas, patent their inventions, and translate their work into products.

The team provides a supportive role for scientists wanting to identify, and prequalify scientific ideas generated in the lab for potential commercialization.

Ideas are analyzed through brainstorming sessions and ongoing review.

Goals of the Front End of Innovation:

  • Go Beyond Ideas // Quantify ideas with commercial potential
  • Discover Real-World Applications // Analyze market needs
  • Support Promising Ideas // Identify new funding sources
  • Foster Innovative Thinking // Employ structured thinking methodologies


Interested in learning more? Contact Narayan Subramanian, Senior Manager, Front End of Innovation.

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