As we get ready to go to Tokyo as a partner for the Intellectual Property Business Congress Asia, a unique gathering of the world’s top tier IP owners and service professionals, it is easy to note that the cost to ideate, patent, protect, develop and go to market have become astronomical for early stage companies. Every day, SMEs, SBIR/STTR awardees, entrepreneurs, grass roots inventors and corporate intrapreneurs, reach out through AutoHarvest to gain visibility as viable technology partners for the multinationals. As a nonprofit, uniquely we offer a neutral ecosystem—a level playing field to compete and collaborate and test new business practices and models. Our Innovation Advisory Council, whose vision created this platform to bridge all the players in advanced manufacturing is broadening with the addition of global technology leaders Faurecia from France and the Hyundai Motor Group from South Korea.

We are also expanding our Innovation Hub. The mechanisms to transact IP are enhanced by I-Hub members providing useful software, databases, government sponsored toolkits, knowledge rich blogs and video presentations of innovation leaders. The 2015 event roster reached an incredible 35 industry events partnering with AutoHarvest to help accelerate the adoption of innovation through an on and off line innovation community.

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.

The AutoHarvest Team
Featured Members
31ºNorth provides consulting, scouting and investment management services for industrial corporates with a focus on the Israeli start-up technology ecosystem and specializing in 3 key areas: Automotive Technology, Smart Manufacturing Technology, and Smart City Technology. Log in to learn more
SiNode Systems
SiNode Systems is an advanced materials manufacturer based in Chicago, IL that has developed and patented a unique platform of anode materials to improve the performance of Li-ion batteries.
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As an intellectual property monetization firm, IPTrader provides brokerage, licensing, patent rights accumulation, valuation, strategy and consulting. IPTrader assists inventors, corporations, universities, governments and investors monetize and commercialize their IP
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Innovation Hub
Can Innovation Be Learnt?
The first whitepaper in this series focused on the benefits generated from training employees in innovation skills. A natural extension of that approach is to now focus on what innovation training really means to an organization. This whitepaper focuses on what actually is innovation training, and more importantly, can innovation be learnt.
Read: "Can Innovation Be Learnt?"
SRR Journal and blog Articles
Stout Risius Ross (SRR) is a premier global financial advisory firm that specializes in Investment Banking, Valuation & Financial Opinions, and Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services.
Read the latest on the SRR blog here.
Read: “Common Errors Committed When Valuing Patents”
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.
Watch: “Rethinking Digital Innovation in Banking” - by Heather Cox - Chief Client Experience, Digital & Marketing Officer Citi Banking
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
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.

Aluminum USA in Detroit
November 11-12, 2015 | Cobo Center, Detroit, MI
Aluminum USA covers industry specific solutions for the aluminum industry directed to automotive, transportation, aerospace and building/construction.

Lightweight Vehicle Manufacturing: Joining, Forming & Assembly Summit 2015
November 18-19, 2015 | Birmingham, UK
Part of the GALM series: 1500 attendees, 120+ OEM speakers globally: This is the first manufacturing-focused GALM event in Europe with a specific focus on joining, forming & assembly for lightweight materials.
Speakers include: Ford, Mazda, Volkswagen, Renault & more.

IP Dealmakers Forum
December 7-8, 2015 | New York, NY USA
Now in its second year, the IP Dealmakers Forum has quickly become the definitive gathering of complex IP monetization experts and public and private market investors. The event attracts an elite set of participants from the finance, legal, technology, and business communities to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the rapidly changing IP marketplace. AH readers receive a special discount.

Chief Innovation Officer Summit US
December 8-9, 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.

Automotive Lightweight Interiors: Cost Effective Material Application & Design Congress
January 27-28, 2016 | Munich, Germany
The Automotive Lightweight Interiors Congress has been engineered to inform the industry of the opportunities for light weighting within the interior specifically, looking at key components such as seating, NVH content and electronics. This is the only event to focus specifically on lightweighting strategies for automotive interiors.