Center for Innovation Request for Services “Support and encourage the creative…” Center for Innovation Request for Services The Center for Innovation has resources to assist you in successfully commercializing your innovation. To receive preliminary insights and assistance from our startup lab regarding your innovative idea, please complete this form. To request review for sponsorship on a mature innovation idea, please use the innovation submission portal: https://innovation.westernu.edu/submission-portal/ Step 1 of 2 50% * field requiredCollege name:*Submitters name*PhoneEmail* Please check the area of support you’re looking for:* Free startup lab consulting regarding my innovation Assistance in design or prototyping Assistance regarding marketing and commercialization Advice on startup funding or VC funding General innovation advice What is the current state of development of your innovation?* Just a concept Developed idea with drawings and market data Completed design or innovation in a pre-market launch phase Market ready Launched to the market What is the current state of intellectual property protection of your innovation?* No patent Provisional patent Design patent Pending utility patent Issued utility/design patent Patent number:If you selected "Issued utility/design patent", please provide the patent number Provide details related to your innovation that will help determine the best way to serve your college and innovator.Please include: One paragraph abstract of the innovation Market(s) the innovation serves Needs, problems or opportunities the innovation addresses Key competitors Pro forma revenue projections Unique selling proposition (USP) Technical differentiation from competitor’s solutions Provide as much additional detail as possible. NOTE: Do not disclose your innovation’s novelty during this process.