Next Meeting Tuesday September 16th – Bringing Innovation to Life
Keynote Speaker: Peter Fritz
President, Society of Concurrent Product Development
Learn how large companies scale up operations and manufacturing to integrate and commercialize new products & technologies! The mission is to further the development of and to promote the application of Concurrent Engineering (CE) and Integrated Product Development (IPD) in companies and organizations worldwide by integrating strategy, people, process, tools & technology.
At 3M, Peter supports the development and design of novel technologies and solutions for a broad range of customers. He manages global resources for development of new manufacturing technologies for the six businesses comprising the Automotive Aftermarket Division. in his previous role, as Manufacturing Manager, Peter was responsible for a large portfolio of global vendors. He Directed and supported the efforts of development of new-to-the-world technologies by linking these efforts to manufacturing resources.
Last Meeting Tuesday August 19 – Pitch your Product
If you are going to license your product you need to know how to “perfect your pitch”. Board Member, Steve Lyon, who is a successful licensee will give an overview of how to pitch your product.
1. What to say and not to say.
2. How to keep it short and to the point.
3. Focus on the problem and solution of the product.
4. Other insightful ways to perfect your pitch.
We have a line-up of inventors that will present their refined product ideas to the meeting attendees.
Our meetings take place on the third Tuesday of each month.