Corporate or business-sponsored innovation, invention, and technology commercialization and transfer programs that effectively connect to the broader innovation ecosystem including small and medium-sized companies, universities, and external experts, substantially improve their success.
iCatalysts and our partner EFN support collaborative projects between corporations and governments and the broader ecosystem. For example, we have led collaborative, open innovation and consulting projects with AT&T, Avery Dennison, Bank of Africa, Bank of America, General Electric, JD Power, the Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Diego Gas and Electric, Sacramento Municipal Utility District, Palo Alto Utilities, the State of California, and the U.S Department of Energy.
In addition to collaborative projects, we provide businesses with due diligence and project and market development services. technical and business reviews and screening of startups and their technologies.
Our technology and company due diligence services focus on reviewing the technical merit and market potential of the technology. We have over 20 years of experience with these reviews for private, and state, and federal government clients. iCatalysts has over 30 expert reviewers.
iCatalysts provides project funding development services leveraging our database of more than 250 sources and thousands of potential collaborators.
iCatalysts and EFN provide tech-to-market services for the States of California and New York including assisting companies to find commercial partners and customers.
iCatalysts has provided innovation training to more than 500 professionals. Topics include innovator coaching, project development and funding, and grant writing.
Events and Competitions
iCatalysts designs and manages workshops, hack-a-thons, and pitch-offs that engage innovators to help solve invention and innovation challenges that corporations face. These events provide several benefits to corporations, innovators, universities, and students alike including finding a job, recruiting, and collaborative problem-solving.
iCatalysts promotes and manages invention and business plan competitions for companies that seek to recognize student achievement. We leverage world-class online platforms.