The Open Search - held twice a year in June and December - gives Insiders the opportunity to submit ideas from any product category.
It works just like our sponsor-specific Live Product Searches, except we’ll work with any consumer goods retailer or manufacturer in any mass-appeal category.Learn more about becoming an Insider
Live Product Search
Edison Nation runs idea searches to match your inventions with the needs of the world’s largest brands.
Simply tell your invention’s story through our secure Live Product Search system. Our team reviews each idea and narrows the submissions down to the finalists, which are presented to the search sponsor.
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- Minimum Advance
- 20 Years Percentage
- of Sales or Buyout
Atomi is the exclusive licensee for The Sharper Image brand in the travel and electronic accessory categories. Founded in 2009, Atomi boasts projects that range from electronic cases with built-in batteries to revolutionizing travel comfort through envisioned travel goods.
For this search, Atomi is challenging you to ideate USB-connected products, accessories and cases for home or travel use that can be licensed under The Sharper Image brand name.
Consider the following items:
• Connectivity-based items (items that require a USB connection)
• Accessories that make travel more convenient
• Carrying cases for devices ranging from iPhones and cell phones, to iPods, music players and tablets
• Aspirational customer who is familiar with The Sharper Image brand
• Ages 30+
• MSRP ranging from $20 to $40
• Exceptional ideas outside of this price point will be considered
Reward: Advance & Royalties
Licensed ideas will receive a $2,500 minimum advance on 20 years percentage of sales or buyout. We split the licensing royalties 50/50 with you on the products that we select. Royalties vary based upon the product but we always earn industry-leading rates.
We ask for well-communicated ideas. This includes filling out our easy-to-use submission form to the best of your ability. Upload images, sketches and any other media that support your idea. Tell us your story. We even encourage you to create a video demonstrating your innovation. Don’t worry. We aren’t expecting you to break out your inner Spielberg. Please keep videos to less than 2 minutes.
As always, your submission should be unique and protectable (patent protection is helpful, but not a requirement).