This is an archive. We launched our new platform. Sign up now

All You Need to Know About Finding Invention Help

If you have an innovative idea but don’t know how to get started, this guide can help you find the resources and tools you need to turn it into a reality. Learn about the different types of invention help available and discover how to make the most out of them for success.


Author: Luis O'Cleiry, CMO & Co-Founder

3 minutes to read

Human hand holding a lamp

Research Invention Help Resources

Before you can determine the type of invention help you need, it’s important to research what resources are out there and available. Check out local business and technology incubators, events in your area, start-up networks and other helpful communities, as well as websites that can provide useful advice and connect you with trusted partners for your invention. With these resources at your disposal, even novice inventors can turn their ideas into real products.

Connect With Inventors’ Associations and Groups

There are many professional and creative associations and groups that provide support for inventors. Such organizations can provide access to resources, information, networking events, industry-related webinars and seminars, advice from mentors and experts on patenting inventions, and more. Joining a group like this is a great way to get up-to-date information on the tools and services necessary to bring your invention idea to life.

The first International Inventors' Conference was held on July 11, 1968 in London, at the legendary Hotel Café Royal.

The first International Inventors’ Conference was held on July 11, 1968 in London, at the legendary Hotel Café Royal.

Review Professional Invention Help Services

Professional invention help services provide valuable expertise, specialized resources, and personalized guidance for inventors looking to turn their ideas into reality. You can find services for a variety of needs, such as patent research and assistance in securing patents, developing prototypes and licensing agreements. It’s important to review the credentials and experience of any professional invention help service you’re considering before signing any documents or making payments.

Try Online Innovation Platforms and Tools

There are a number of online innovation tools and platforms that make it easy to crowdfund, prototype, investigate patent applications and more. Websites like InventICE allow inventors to market their inventions, look for potential partners to bring ideas to life and even get help with patent applications. Using the right platform can be a great way to kickstart your invention while connecting you with valuable resources and feedback.

See our latest blog posts