Expression of Interest in Commercialisation
Acacia is seeking expressions of interest from Australian inventors with ideas that they believe could achieve reasonable returns provided they can be assisted in the commercialisation and sale of the item through legitimate sales channels.
How many great ideas never make any money for their inventor because it all gets too hard?
Acacia realises that the process of turning a great idea into Dollars is not as simple as you would hope, and we believe that we can help you in this regard.
We would like to help you in your endevours. Click on each of the following headings for more information about the ways in which Acacia can assist or click + here to open all topics.+ Completing the Design.
If you are having problems working through detailed aspects of the design we can assist in finalising your high level and detailed design documents and providing a review process which includes validation against original requirements.
If you need more technical assistance, we have contacts with Universities and their research departments are always looking for new projects.
The first thing to realise is that you must keep your invention secret until you have IP protection. Don't disclose it to anyone without getting them to sign non-disclosure agreements otherwise you may not be able to register a patent.
We can help you assess the relative costs and benefits in relation to patents, trademarks and registered designs. Some inventions are well suited to IP protection whilst others are not.
Acacia is able to put you in touch with Patent Attorneys at the appropriate time.
A business plan ensures that you have thought through all of the issues and likely expenses related to your invention. It allows you to balance risk against likely income and is mandatory in order to gain funding.
In Australia there are a number of avenues by which both Government and private sector funding can be gained to assist you with the development of your idea. Acacia can assist in the process of raising capital if required.
If your invention requires the development and/or delivery of computer based or face to face training, Acacia is associated with professional training organisations that can meet your needs.
Acacia can also arrange for your documentation to be either developed from scratch or given that professional finish by one of our Professional Documentation associates.
We have associates that are highly skilled in the marketing and sale of a range of products. Let us help you put together a marketing strategy that is designed to hit all of your target markets. Contact Acacia Lateral Technologies for more details.
Once your invention is being sold, we can also assist with on-line and mail-out surveys to help determine how your marketing strategy is performing and allow fine tuning.
Let us help you find the optimal sales channel for your new product. Depending on the nature of the product, we may already have contacts that could start selling for you.
Acacia is able to either directly build and to host static or dynamic database driven web sites at minimal cost, or to assist you with the implementation of a web site through other companies as your needs dictate.
We can obtain registered domain names and host them on our servers as required.
If you need email, this can also be hosted for your official domain name on our servers.
We can help you through the intricacies of the technology to arrive at the most cost effective solution.
In order to support your product, it is common to provide web based support facilites and to provide further assurance to the quality of your product. Acacia can provide problem registration and forwarding of support requests via Fax or email to your premises. We can provide automated responses to ensure your customers gain a high level of confidence in your ability to support them.
The most important aspect of your invention is likely to be the financial return for all that hard work in turning your idea into a marketable product. Acacia can arrange secure on-line sales to ensure that your customers can purchase with confidence.
What's in it for Acacia?
Acacia has been through this process and knows how frustrating it can be. We really want to see you succeed. In order to meet our costs, we will negotiate either a fee for service, percentage of profits, or may even invest in your idea ourselves. There are no up front charges and everything is open for negotiation.
Take the first step by emailing Acacia Lateral Technologies to discuss options. We are happy to sign non-disclosure agreements in order to protect your intellectual property.