Innovation

Share Your Innovative Ideas with Us!

Do you have an innovative business idea? We want to hear from you.

Purpose and Process

The purpose of the following form is to serve as a mechanism for formally submitting innovative ideas. The form should provide a high-level (30,000 foot view) of the idea at this point in the process. Should your idea process to the next step in the process, we will reach out for additional information and detail.

Submissions are reviewed monthly by E-470’s Innovation Committee. Please note that it could take up to five weeks for your idea to be reviewed, depending on when the idea is submitted in E-470’s review cycle. Our full process of evaluation could take up to 90 days.

Ideas will be evaluated for initial value to the business. Selection status for all submissions will be communicated via email.

Innovation Idea Submission Form

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  • Please summarize your idea using 1 sentence, which defines its central idea and why it is better than existing or competitive products/services.
  • Please provide a detailed explanation of your idea, using enough detail (who, what, when, where, why, how), but no more than 6 paragraphs, for E-470 to make an evaluation of its potential.
  • What is the problem the recommendation is intended to solve and how specifically will the new idea satisfy that need? This section should be 2-3 paragraphs.
  • Benefits Expected

    In the following section, you will expand on up to three benefits of the idea.
  • You will have the opportunity to expand on the benefits in the next several questions.
  • i.e., measurable such as dollar value, percent, etc. improvement expected (please be specific) and over what period of time
  • i.e., measurable such as dollar value, percent, etc. improvement expected (please be specific) and over what period of time
  • i.e., measurable such as dollar value, percent, etc. improvement expected (please be specific) and over what period of time
  • What are the faults, limitations, problems or risks associated with implementing the idea? Please be detailed and specific. You must include at least one.
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