New Product Development Part 1 of 3: Your Good Idea April 7, 2021, 7:00pm EDT April 7, 2021, 7:00pm EDT
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Topics for this session include:   

  • What is a “good idea”? What is an innovation? 
  • Service innovation versus product innovation.
  • Understanding ideation & concept building.
  • The “good idea” check list?
  • Understanding patents.
  • Do you have a product or a platform?
  • Why selling “the idea” is important.
  • Razors & razorblades (product models)

Our speaker, David Lupyan, is a SCORE mentor in the Cleveland chapter.  During his career, Lupyan provided R&D leadership in four different industries (construction & building products, the automotive aftermarket, household goods, and the consumer optical markets) that led to development and commercialization of numerous new products.  He  recently retired from the Scott Fetzer Company (a subsidiary of the Berkshire-Hathaway Company) as a Business Unit Manager for Scot Laboratories. Lupyan was also the past president of the North East Ohio chapter of the PDMA (Product Development & Management Association) where its mission is to educate and expose business leaders of North East Ohio to world-class methodologies in new product development. The Cleveland Chapter won the “Chapter Excellence Award” in 2005.   He holds a B.S. and M.S.  in Chemistry with an emphasis in material and surface science.