The NWIRC is a strategic partner for innovators – entrepreneurs and inventors – to help bring their ideas to life. We assist by building a customized strategy for success through an expert business toolkit, access to an exclusive Just-In-Time Mentorship™ program and an expansive community of local resources.
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Whether you are an inventor or entrepreneur, NWIRC helps you evaluate the idea, identify your needs and create a customized road map for success.
The NWIRC staff are very knowledgeable and truly understand the “business world” as their insights often times serve as reality checks, which have been extremely helpful in making business decisions. NWIRC not only provides a valuable service to members of the community, but also acts as an incubator for innovation and a catalyst for economic growth in our region.
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Over the last few months I have been writing articles for this column after talking to experts about issues that are important to “inventors”. However, this series is not just about getting a sneak peekinto the invention process; I really hope it will spark the...read more
By: Lara Merriam-Smith Name of inventor/product developer: Kellie and Katya Szirom Product: Artisan dog products. Hometown: Bellingham How to buy: Bellingham Whole Foods Market, Hohl Feed & Seed, Whatcom Farmers Co-ops, our website....read more
This monthly series is designed to introduce you to people right here in Whatcom County that invented products that solve everyday problems. Invention is a process accessible to anyone with an idea and we need people with great ideas to solve big and small problems....read more
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