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If your product idea requires the development of a prototype or outside assistance to analyze your product, the following resources can assist with your technology and product development needs.

This is not an all-inclusive list but should assist in identifying key resources at the local and regional level that support businesses in various stages of product development.

Creating a Prototype of Your Idea
Presenters: Jerry Johnson & Mike Cropp; UW-Stout Center for Innovation & Development
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Are you seeking to develop a prototype of your product idea? If so, there are many resources available to assist you in that effort. One potential resource is the Center for Innovation and Development located at UW-Stout. This video explores some of the different processes and technologies available to assist in advancing your idea.

Center for Innovation & Development (CID)
Phone: 715.232.1457 View Website Services include feasibility assessment, product engineering and design, prototype development, product evaluation, and patent advice.

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Material Science Center
Phone: 715.836.5312 View Website Industries, particularly small start-up companies, can tap into state-of-the-art, specialized equipment and the broad material expertise of UW-Eau Claire faculty to enhance research and development programs and gain a competitive edge in the marketplace.

Applied Technology Center - Chippewa Valley Technical College
Phone: 715.874.4655 View Website Developed to advance your product and prototype development needs, the NanoRite Innovation Center offers a wide range of applied research applications for nanotechnology, micro fabrication and advanced manufacturing technologies.

* Videos are intended for general guidance only. Because professional advice must always be specific to the circumstances of a particular situation, the information presented here should not be viewed as professional advice on advancing your specific technology or idea.