A global industrial client wanted to identify innovative applications in three areas: a small MRI delivering precise imaging of targeted anatomy while providing greater patient comfort; an aviation fan blade used to create thrust and increase air to the core engine; and a borescope allowing for detailed inspections of critical machine components.

Industrial Product Innovation


  • 10EQS managed the client’s interaction with the crowd to maximize the quantity and quality of contest submissions.
  • This included: designing and building the contest website; reaching out to potentially interested candidates from industry and academia; and managing the interaction with contest participants to ensure compliance with rules and regulations.


  • A customized, branded challenge web site was created cost effectively.
  • 10EQS provided tailored outreach to targeted solvers to get a critical mass of high-quality experts, resulting in superior solution sets.