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Idea on a napkin
Do you have a great idea for a new or improved product but are unsure where to start? Whether your “next big thing” is currently at the “idea on a napkin” stage or beyond, join NIU EIGERlab to discuss moving it forward: The Innovation Tuesday Meetup for July 12 will cover “Commercializing Your Product: Where...
Tracie Burress, seen here with her husband, Glen, and EIGERlab’s Sherry Pritz, was awarded $5,000 and named the winner of the 2014 FastPitch competition for sockTABs.
Tracie Burress earned $5,000 for her winning idea of sockTABs at last year’s EIGERlab FastPitch competition. What has happened since then for the Rockford resident can only be described as priceless. “Winning FastPitch meant everything,” said Burress, whose product addresses the age-old problem of mismatched socks. “It legitimized that what I had was a very...