Fast Track Your Idea

Step 1: A Bit About You

Tell Us About Yourself

Jefferson Affiliation *

Additional Information

To be completed as applicable.

Step 2: Collaborators

Step 3: Basics of Your Idea

Have you searched the following to determine if similar ideas exist: *

Step 4: The Need

Who needs your Innovation—who will use it and who will be the main recipient of its benefits? Who will pay for its use? How is this need currently being met? Who is the ultimate buyer of the product? (Physician, consumer, hospital, Pharma, etc?)
Are there any technologies currently on the market or in development that claim to meet the same needs as your Innovation? What are the advantages of your Innovation?
What are the components that will be required to create your final product? Will you develop or acquire these other components?

Step 5: Considerations

Have you ...

Had a patent issued naming you as an inventor? *
Had technology licensed to an existing company (not a start-up)? *
How would you rank the commercial potential of your Innovation on a scale of 1-5? *

Other Considerations

Have you garnered the interest of people outside of Jefferson? *
Have you identified funding sources for your idea? *