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When I ask inventors the question, “What’s the biggest roadblock to innovation,” there’s almost universally a moment of pause. 

-David Spark

Innovation seems to be an endless series of blockades. It’s hard to pick just one. Sometimes the barriers are self-inflicted, such as not thinking big enough. Sometimes they’re external pressures that prevent innovators from even operating.

I asked the attended innovators and inventors that very question about roadblocks at the 2018 IRI Annual Conference and the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) SBIR/STTR Phase II Grantee Conference in Atlanta. After they paused for a moment to figure out which roadblock was the worst, they gave me their answer. I assembled the best and most frightful ones in this “man on the street” video. Do you suffer the same roadblocks? Got some new ones you’d like to share with your fellow innovators?

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David Spark
Spark Media Solutions


Why Xinova

Innovation thrives on the unimpeded exchange of ideas, talent and capital. We have built a trusted global network with an incentive system that shares upside among all participants. Xinova has developed this structure in its global innovation market network with innovators, technologies, investors and startups in over 120 countries with world-class capabilities in finding, assessing, licensing, and developing international technologies. By aligning talent, technology, capital and demand through the first-of-its-kind innovation market network, which utilizes machine learning, distributed computing and modern technology platforms, Xinova connects global innovation supply to project demand for global customers such as PepsiCo, Funai, and an array of small companies and governments around the world.

Xinova accelerates innovation end-to-end. With unique digital tools and unprecedented business intelligence, we are automating the process of innovation, de-risking and unblocking it to drive growth at all points of the innovation lifecycle. We’ve created networks supporting each pillar of innovation, complete with tools and proprietary organizational structures essential to a distributed model. The end result aligns and connects:

  • Capital: funding resources such as Arcnet
  • Technology: established public and private IP and new inventions
  • Talent: inventors, designers, bankers, engineers, consultants, business developers, entrepreneurs including teams from leading institutions, such as CalTech, China Academy of Sciences, IITs in India
  • Demand: MNCs, SMEs, governments, startups, including companies such as Pepsi and Hyundai

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Our Worldwide Locations

USA

Xinova
311 ½ Occidental Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98104
USA
+1 (206) 800-2678

Japan

Xinova Japan GK
Yaesu Mitsui Building 6F
2-7-2 Yaesu, Chuo-ku
Tokyo 104-0028 Japan
+81-3-6478-6120
xinova.jp

China

Xinova Innovation (Beijing) Consultancy Co. Ltd.
Room 2494, Level 24, Tower 3
China Central Place
77 Jianguo Road
Chaoyang District
Beijing, 100025 China

Singapore

Xinova Asia Pte Ltd.
150 Beach Road
#08-06/08 Gateway West
189720 Singapore
+65 6408 5080

Korea

Xinova Korea
10th floor, Golfzone Tower
735, Yeongdong-daero
Gangnam-gu
Seoul 06072, Korea
+82 2 6952 8840
xinova.co.kr

Australia

Xinova Australasia Pty Ltd.
Level 6, 8 West Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060
Australia
+61 2 8093 4850

India

Xinova India
Suite No 208, 2nd Floor
Survey No 414
PSR Complex
Govinda Reddy (GR) Layout
Bannerghatta Road
Karnataka, 560076, India

Finland

Xinova Finland
Erottajankatu 5 A 4
FI-00130 Helsinki
Finland

Affiliate offices in Tel Aviv & Vienna