Edison Nation and Carolinas HealthCare System have teamed up to form an online community of inventors known as Edison Nation Medical. The shared visions of both organizations will become a powerful influence in medicine while providing the industry the ability to truly transform patient care.
Anyone can join and submit ideas and inventions to Edison Nation Medical where they are evaluated for development and presentation to leading healthcare providers, manufacturers and distributors. If your idea is chosen, Edison Nation Medical will make the investments necessary to bring it to market at no cost to you, the inventor. This arrangement benefits healthcare providers and you – the inventor, through the development of new products, processes and procedures. Become a member of Edison Nation Medical and invite your family and friends to join in this new online initiative as well.
The process all starts with you becoming a member of Edison Nation Medical. If an idea you submit is selected to be developed and commercialized, you as the inventor will share in a portion of the royalties.
Anyone with an idea that could improve healthcare or the healthcare setting may submit their idea through the Edison Nation Medical website.
Edison Nation Medical routinely hosts Innovation Searches online:
If an idea is submitted as the inventor/submitter, you can withdraw the idea any time up until it is selected to be presented by Edison Nation Medical. At this point, the intellectual property is assigned to Edison Nation Medical. You, as the inventor, will always be protected. Edison Nation Medical will pursue all patent protection, pursue infringers and use best practices to prosecute the intellectual property.
Edison Nation Medical will become a leading forum for the identification, evaluation, development and commercialization of healthcare innovations. Every idea submitted for its consideration will be evaluated based on three principles:
Go to the Edison Nation Medical website, become a member and click the Submit an Idea button. The resulting link will take you to a questionnaire to be filled out with information about your idea. First time visitors will be prompted to become a member of Edison Nation Medical. Returning users will log in direct. There is a dashboard allowing you to follow the progress of your idea moving forward.