|Specific areas of technology interest
|About White Papers (WP):
|Key to invite decision is perceived relevance of SBIR awardee skills sets and capabilities to P&G Healthcare interests. White Papers are your way of setting out your store. What is a White Paper?
Some listed Topics here are quite narrowly specific; others more open-ended. To that end, TWO types of White Paper are assumed.
Reviewers: Each division of P&G will, in major part, review WP submitted only to their own topics. Cross-reference pre-event of your discussed capabilities to other divisions cannot be assumed. If your expertise crosses business boundaries, therefore, submit relevant White Papers for consideration by each set of reviewers. ...more
- Topic specific: You have technology and/or capabilities relevant to a specific topic (or two-three related topics). Using WP Template in your Private Work space, you take that narrow focus. Addressing more than ONE related Topic, simply cite those in prepared piece rather than offer multiple versions of same ...more
- General overview: P&G having opted to assume a longer term focus (5-7-10 years), by definition there is overlap between several of the working topic ideas and many assume some need to be further back in the development cycle. Where this would be the basis of your innovation@work discussion, your White paper(s) may well be more broadly scoped. These papers should be submitted to the First Listed Topic - Context setting, cross-project enabling capabilities. ...more
Swiss Precision Diagnostics GmbH (SPD), is headquarted in Geneva Switzerland with an R&D facility in Bedford, UK. The firm was formed in 2007 as a joint venture between Procter & Gamble (P&G) - the major consumer products firm and Inverness Medical Innovations (IMI), among leading providers of innovative diagnostic products in the space of women’s health, along chronic and infectious disease.
Drawing on the complementary strength of the parent firms, SPD have the combined and complementary skills to bring the very best of diagnostic innovation into the home and to bring professional technology right to the consumers’ finger-tips for better control of their own health at home.
SPD is currently a leading supplier of home pregnancy and fertility/ovulation tests. These are products designed to give women a better understanding of their own reproductive health and invaluable guidance in their family planning. SPD's research interests are in the broad application of innovative technologies for use by the consumer at home. With a strong focus on women’s health, the goal is to address the continuing supply of useful diagnostic products which are sensitive, simple and affordable.
Existing products include Clearblue®
, Fact plus®