If you'd like to tell your friends about SDIF we've made up some business cards with all the info on them to make it easier. Simply download and print this pdf and you can keep a few in your wallet for whenever SDIF comes up in conversation.
I've uploaded the September Newsletter and you can download it here. Our next meeting is September 11'th 2008 at 7pm. We also have a newsletter from our Inventor Mentor, George Levi. You can find all his newsletters on his website.
Hello fellow inventors and members of the SDIF.
As President I am pleased to announce the signing of an agreement today between our SDIF and CONNECT. www.connect.org
Together, the Parties entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to mutually promote the Springboard Program and the SDIF:
August 8 & 9, 2008
Presented by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Inventors Assistance Program and the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation are proud to present the 13th Annual Independent Inventors Conference on August 8 and 9, 2008. Top USPTO officials, successful inventors and intellectual property experts will be on hand to provide practical advice and information for both novice and seasoned inventors.
The 2008 NASA Tech Briefs "Create the Future" Design Contest, presented
by SolidWorks Corp., is now open for entries. For official rules and to submit
your entry, go to: http://link.abpi.net/l.php?20080707A15
The seventh annual contest welcomes innovative design ideas in the following
* Machinery, Equipment, and Component Technology
* Consumer Products
* Safety and Security
* Sustainable Technologies
The Create the Future contest awards a Grand Prize of $20,000 and six