Do You Have a Marketable Product?
Successful entrepreneurs must first answer the question of feasibility…you have an idea or a technology. Will it do what it’s intended to do? Can you produce it? What’s the value proposition?
The following resources can help you with the technical analysis of your idea:
- Concept definition and testing
- Manufacturing assessments to determine whether the product can be produced
- Prototype development
Mid America Manufacturing Technology Center offers seminars, workshops, and consulting services to help companies implement integrated process improvements, explore technical innovations, and test and develop products.
Missouri Enterprise helps business improve their manufacturing and business processes and their quality management systems.
The Advanced Manufacturing Institute at Kansas State University provides engineering services and business solutions.
FastTrac TechVenture (TM) helps technology and life science entrepreneurs understand business and determine how to produce a product, build a company and fulfill your vision.
The Inventor's Club of Kansas City hosts a video archive on topics such as product development and licensing.
The Center for Animal Health Innovation links together innovations, scientists, entrepreneurs, funding laboratory facilities and business services to produce breakthrough animal health products and services.
The Information Experience Lab is a usability laboratory that conducts research and evaluates the usability of technology and websites.
The Applied Life Sciences Science and Technology Incubator on the campus of Missouri Western State University focuses on developing companies in animal health and nutrition.