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When Necessity Is The Mother Of Invention – Food For Thought

I love hearing about the driving forces behind inventions. Sometimes the reasons are obscure, but many times that force is simply necessity. The following is such an example. Israel is the home of immigrants from many different countries and cultures,

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Patenting Hanukkah

This Saturday night is the start of the festival of Hanukkah. Candles of the Menorah (Chanukiyah) are lit each night. When I was a little girl, people generally used a Chanukiyah with the traditional design of a metallic eight branched

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How Old Is Too Old To Invent?

My previous blog post showed how even the very young can invent important and useful things. Is the same true of the elderly? From at least the examples below, it appears that there is no upper age limit when it

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How Old Do You Have To Be To Be An Inventor?

Although the business world tends to focus on and cater to entrepreneurs of whom the youngest are school leavers and the oldest below retirement age, there is no limit on the age of an inventor. I often wonder why incubators

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Designing Products That People Want

You want to make a certain type of product, but you want it to be different and better than other similar products being sold. You have asked yourself the question ‘How can I make this product something that people will

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Technology Incubators In Israel

Technology incubators may be a way for you to proceed along the path from idea to commercialization.

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Learning To Be Better Innovators

There are many courses you can take, which can help educate you regarding different aspects of innovation. When lack of time and money are  important factors, a MOOC platform may be advantageous. MOOC courses offer free options or are very

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Tips For The Inventor

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty“    Sir Winston Churchill   From my own pursuits and those of my clients it appears that there are common obstacles encountered on the road

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