The new silk road increasingly carries ideas and innovation over the Internet between innovators and product development groups around the world to Asia. WTOIP, a leading Chinese innovation catalyst, has teamed up with AutoHarvest to bring our respective ecosystems closer together, bridging the distance with potential new partnerships, technologies, products and services. Korea’s Hyundai has joined as our first Asian carmaker and is offering proprietary technologies to the industry. Unique Fabricating is introducing a sustainable recycled material for vehicle interiors developed by a Malaysian corporation. We were invited to present our e-collaboration marketplace in Beijing at the ITTN Innovation Conference and showcase member technologies. I-Hub members are offering insightful articles, blog reports and video presentations highlighting the value of Open Innovation and dynamics of licensing. We hope to see you at one of the outstanding conferences on our 2015 calendar.

As always, we invite all readers to join our intellectual property marketplace, free of charge, and engage the community. Join and get One-Click-Closer® to being our next success story.
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Hyundai Motor Company, south Korea’s largest automaker, sold 4.96 million units. Also, its affiliate Kia Motor sold 3.04 million units worldwide throughout 2014. In Michigan, California and throughout the world, our over 12,000 engineers are developing revolutionary new technologies that make our vehicles safer, more environmentally friendly and more fun to drive than anything else on the road.
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China’s WTOIP & Detroit’s AutoHarvest Team to Accelerate Technology Commercialization with Chinese Companies

WTOIP.COM is an Online to Offline e-commerce service platform dedicated to accelerating the innovation-driven economy in Greater China Region through IP trading, IP financing, Branding and various industrial upgrading services WTOIP.COM is an Online to Offline e-commerce service platform dedicated to accelerating the innovation-driven economy in Greater China Region through IP trading, IP financing, Branding and various industrial upgrading services.

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Unique Fabricating, Inc.
Unique Fabricating was founded in 1975 as an automotive die-cut fabricator of non-metallic materials supporting General Motors, Ford and Chrysler and their Tier One suppliers. Today, Unique Fabricating has partnered with other automotive suppliers to introduce sustainable concept car, using Renewable Polyols. Unique Fabricating is incorporating Renewable polyols into their PUR Foam products. All plant scrap foam waste is collected and sent to be used as feed stock to manufacture to polyol's - thus Unique is achieving a Complete Close Loop Process.

All chemicals used to manufacture are sustainable, thus reducing the impact on the environment and achieving lower CO2 emissions.
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Innovation Hub
Innovation Management
Learn how SCA, a consumer goods multinational company, has developed and worked with a new model for managing both incremental and radical innovation projects.
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Stout | Risius | Ross
Stout Risius Ross (SRR) is a premier global financial advisory firm that specializes in Investment Banking, Valuation & Financial Opinions, and Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services.
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Innovation Enterprise
Innovation Enterprise, a CFO Publishing company is an independent business-to-business multi-channel media brand focused on the information needs of Senior Finance, Operations, Analytics, Big Data, Strategy, Digital, Innovation & Sports executives. Products include IE.Summits, ieOnDemand, ieWebinars, ieWhitepapers & more.
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Intellectual Asset Management
IAM is a unique publication which focuses on the many ways in which intellectual property and intangible assets can be used to create corporate value.
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Upcoming AH Appearances Join AutoHarvest at these Industry Expos
Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Asia
March 26-27, 2015 | Shanghai, China
2nd Annual Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Asia 2015, March 26-27th, 2015 – Shanghai, China. Asia's Most Practical, Applications-Focused Lightweight Vehicle Conference: Enabling OEMs To Make Informed Decisions On Lightweight Strategy. Use this code to receive a $200.00 off the admission: GALMAAUTO

Automotive Cyber Security Summit
March 30 - April 1, 2015 | Detroit, MI
Learn about latest government initiatives, advances in technology and success stories from 5+ OEM’s, 5+ Tier 1 companies and leading cyber security technology firms. AutoHarvest members save 20%: call 1-800-882-8684 or email Use promo code: AUTOHARVESTB_ACS

IPBC China 2015
April 21-22, 2015 | Beijing, China
Under the banner of “Maximising IP value”, IPBC China will combine both world-class educational sessions and unique networking opportunities. The programme will be fully bilingual.

China (Beijing) International Technology Transfer Convention 2015
April 21-23, 2015 | Beijing, China
Focusing on “Transnational Cooperation, Beyond Borders, and Leap-forward Development”, China ITTC 2015 works on multidisciplinary fusion between fields, upper-stream and downstream technologies, industrial chain elements, cultures and regions by four dimensions of regions, modes, elements, and technologies, guide and bring together a number of international technology transfer projects with open innovation ideas, and help projects land in China with the involvement of supporting-service agencies.

Global Automotive Lightweight Materials UK
April 29-30, 2015 | London, UK
Demonstrating the very latest in how to cost-effectively reduce vehicle weight for the mass market. AutoHarvest members can use the following code to save $200.00 on admission: GALMAUTO

Chief Innovation Officer Summit UK
April 30 - May 1, 2015 | London, UK
The Chief Innovation Officer summit brings together innovation leaders from the world's most reputable companies, including Google, Hyatt, Visa, Coca-Cola and more. Autoharvest members can save 20% on any two-day pass using discount code: AUTO20!

Open Innovation Summit UK
April 30 - May 1, 2015 | London, UK
Open Innovation is rapidly moving across boundaries and combining with entirely new categories. The Open Innovation Summit unites high-level innovation execs at the likes of BBVA, Swarovski, Siemens, Lufthansa, Lloyds & many more. Autoharvest members can save 20% on any two-day pass using discount code: AUTO20!

International IP Monetization and Commercialization Forum 2015-Los Angeles
May 8, 2015 | Los Angeles, CA
Combining expert speakers from the world of IP trading together with opportunities for networking among owners and inventors, this meeting will focus on how to further advance international Intellectual Property trading and technology transfer in order to maximize IP monetization and commercialization for everyone involved.

7th Annual Advancements in Automotive Light-Weighting Summit
May 18-20, 2015 | Detroit, MI
7th Annual Advancements in Automotive Light-Weighting Summit - Where automotive light-weighting meets the opportunities and requirements on the road ahead. This summit will give you the light-weighting strategies you need to allow you to cost-effectively meet fuel economy targets, and the focus on incorporating mixed-material solutions at mass produced scales. The annual Automotive Sensors and Electronics Expo gathers leading industry experts to discuss trends, business and technology issues. AutoHarvest members receive a 20% off the standard admission: ALWM_AHCAL
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Automotive Sensors and Electronics Expo 2015
May 20-21, 2015 | Detroit, MI
The annual Automotive Sensors and Electronics Expo gathers leading industry experts to discuss trends, business and technology issues.
AutoHarvest members receive a 15% discount with the code 'AH15.'

Chief Innovation Officer Summit US
May 21-22, 2015 | San Francisco, CA
The Chief Innovation Officer Summit San Francisco brings the insights of Global 500 innovation professionals to the west coast, for two days of sharing challenges, identifying opportunities & networking with fellow industry innovators.

THE BIG M Manufacturing Convergence
June 2-4, 2015 | Cobo Center, Detroit, MI
THE BIG M is your chance to experience the technologies and meet the people that will have the greatest impact on your success – today and in the future. THE BIG M is an unprecedented opportunity to connect with the people, technologies, and advanced manufacturing solutions that are building the future NOW.

think Asia, think Hong Kong
June 10, 2015 | Chicago, IL
Hong Kong's business leaders are coming to Chicago to share with U.S. companies their insights on how to benefit from Asia's growth, with particular focus on China. A more than 100-strong business delegation will explore co-operation opportunities with potential partners in the U.S

IPBC Global 2015
June 14-16, 2015 | San Francisco, CA
IPBC Global addresses issues at the cutting edge of IP value creation and management. It brings together acknowledged IP thought leaders from around the world.

International Conference and Expo on Smart Materials & Structures
June 15 -17, 2015 | Las Vegas, NV
Smart Materials 2015 aims to promulgate knowledge and facilitate sharing new research among professionals, scientific researchers, chemists, metallurgists and Engineers.

Corporate Venturing Summit USA
October 21-22, 2015 | San Francisco, CA
This summit will gather the world’s most dynamic startups & CVC's and senior executives operating in the areas of business development and investment.

IPBC Asia 2015
November 8-10, 2015 | Tokyo, Japan
IPBC Asia is the only annual event in Asia-Pacific to focus specifically on IP value creation and reflects the region’s growing importance in the international IP marketplace.

Chief Innovation Officer Summit US
December 2-3, 2015 | New York, NY
A melting pot of corporate innovators, futurists & incubators - The Summit is for all professionals working in Innovation, R&D, Product Development, Consumer Insights, Marketing & Technology.