Making products smart and connected offers product builders a wide range of new opportunities to create value, but it also gives them a lot of choices. Patents contain extremely valuable information that helps in making informed choices when making smart products. Combining it with other sources of economic information, such as the 1 Million Club, can reinforce the results of patent searches even more.

The protection of innovation through patents is seeing rapid growth. Example at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Does your product or machine contains a complex assembly of parts? Consider redesigning it and use the potential of additive manufacturing. Your reward: reduced complexity and lower costs while preserving full functionality!

Sirris and the ULiège have developed a process of extrusion / hot forming of solid forms for pharmaceutical use. A patent has been issued.