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Bread-Based Sushi Foods
Bread-Based Sushi Foods
Small's Has Debuted Sushi That Substitiutes Rice for Bread
Small’s is an innovative Singaporean restaurant that has debuted ‘doughmakase,’ a variety of sushi foods made with bread instead of rice. There are a variety of types of... MORE
Food-Safe Board Game Dice
Food-Safe Board Game Dice
A New Kickstarter Project Offers Dice That Double as a Drink Cooler
With the name ‘Ice Dice,’ this Kickstarter project showcases a 20-sided dice that doubles as an ice cube for a drink. This dice is not made out of frozen water, rather it is made out of... MORE
Tear-Free Onions
Tear-Free Onions
Sunions Are Tearless Sweet Onions Soon to Be Offered at Waitrose Stores
For those tired of tearing up when cooking with onions, an innovative and unexpected new product has entered the food market in the UK: Sunions. These modified sweet onions offer shoppers a tear-... MORE
Contactless Rock-Boring Tools
Contactless Rock-Boring Tools
'Petra' Has Created a More Efficient Solution for Drilling into Rock
Most construction tools on the market today that are designed to remove rock use large, inefficient methods of grinding into the stone. This is why ‘Petra,’ a startup in the ground-... MORE
Tree-Growing Footwear
Tree-Growing Footwear
'The Johnny' is a Sustainable Shoe That Sprouts an Apple Tree When Planted
‘Johnny Footwear’ is a startup company focused on producing truly sustainable, 100% biodegradable footwear. ‘The Johnny’ is the company’s first crowdfunded shoe which... MORE
VR-Powered Therapeutic Treatments
VR-Powered Therapeutic Treatments
'EaseVRx' Utilizes VR Tools for Therapeutic Pain Treatment
The world of VR-powered therapeutic treatments is still a very small one. The ‘EaseVRx’ functions as a digital alternative to traditional therapeutic pain-relievers. Developed by ‘... MORE
Bike-Mounted Air Monitors
Bike-Mounted Air Monitors
The 'SODAQ-Air' Allows Cyclists to Monitor the Air Quality of any Area
The ‘SODAQ Air’ is a small, smart, bike-mounted air monitor for active cyclists. The small sensor on the ‘SODAQ Air’ samples fine particulate matter ensuring that the air is... MORE
Top 55 New Ventures Trends in October
Top 55 New Ventures Trends in October
From Scent-Enabled VR Therapy to Video Gamer Talent Agencies
The top October 2021 new ventures see companies refreshing familiar offerings, as seen with department stores introducing their own subscription services, the launch of news-centered streaming... MORE
Accessible Transport
Both public and private modes of transportation prioritize accessibility
Trend - Transportation is often challenging for people who have disabilities, and brands are now conceptualizing ways that different forms of transportation can be more inclusive for them. Examples in this space include everything from cars designed for drivers in wheelchairs, to train interiors with lifts and mobility aid spaces.
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Ultra-Detailed Museum Initiatives
Ultra-Detailed Museum Initiatives
The Rijksmuseum Has Begun Operation Night Watch to Digitize Art
‘Operation Night Watch,’ aptly named after Rembrandt van Rijn’s ‘The Night Watch,’ is a research and restoration project undertaken by the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.... MORE
Automatic Color-Changing Vehicles
Automatic Color-Changing Vehicles
BMW's New Concept Car Can Change its Color On Demand
The BMW iX Flow is the newest concept car from the German manufacturer, and it contains an interesting innovation if it is brought to market. The iX Flow, which was unveiled at CES 2022, has a body... MORE
Alcohol-Infused Popcorn Bundles
Alcohol-Infused Popcorn Bundles
'Uniqucorn' Offers Bundles of Gourmet Alcoholic Popcorn
‘Uniqucorn’ is a European online snack retailer that specializes in infused alcoholic popcorn. The products offered on this brand’s website range from ‘Tequilla Sunrise... MORE
Rewarding Community Cleanup Applications
Rewarding Community Cleanup Applications
'LitterLotto' Offers Cash Prizes for Garbage Collectors
‘LitterLotto’ is a Denmark-based mobile phone application that allows users to earn large sums of money each month simply by collecting garbage from the floor in their communities. This... MORE
Rotatable Plastic Globe Toys
Rotatable Plastic Globe Toys
LEGO Has Released 'The Globe' for Consumers to Build and Enjoy
LEGO has unveiled its newest collector’s item, ‘The Globe.’ This item is a globe made entirely out of small LEGO bricks. The Globe features a stand, the ability to rotate on an axis,... MORE
Automated Venom Removal Devices
Automated Venom Removal Devices
Scientists Have Created a Device that Removes Scorpion Venom
With over 1.2 million scorpion stings annually worldwide, venom removal strategies play a key role in saving the lives of humans in these unfortunate situations. Researchers at the Hassan II... MORE
Pet-Friendly Malay Cuisine
Pet-Friendly Malay Cuisine
'PetCubes' Has Created a 'Nasi Lemak' Dish for Dogs in Singapore
‘PetCubes’ is a Singapore-based fresh pet food retailer that is at the forefront of pet food innovation. On ‘National Day of Singapore’ in 2021, PetCubes released a 100% pet-... MORE
Organic Sci-Fi NFTs
Organic Sci-Fi NFTs
The First 'Living Eco-NFT' has Been Created by 'Desilu Productions'
While NFTs typically have a license formed in digital code associated with them, Roddenberry Entertainment with biotech innovators Agustin Fernandez and Dr. Paul Predki built on the Solana blockchain,... MORE
play_circle_filled Reusable Jelly Ice Cubes
Reusable Jelly Ice Cubes
University of California Scientists Created Cooling Cubes That Never Melt
The jelly ice cubes created by scientists at the University of California are non-melting, reusable and compostable. The plastic-free cooling cubes are useful for preventing cross-contamination when... MORE
play_circle_filled Pregnancy Support Tapes
Pregnancy Support Tapes
SpiderTech’s Pregnancy Spider Tape Helps Alleviate Aches and Pains
SpiderTech’s Pregnancy Spider Tape helps relieve ache and discomfort that expecting mothers experience. SpiderTech specializes in kinesiology tape that helps alleviate and reduce inflammation and... MORE
play_circle_filled Innovative 3D Printers
Innovative 3D Printers
Quantica has Unveiled a 3D Printer That Uses Inkjet Materials
‘Quantica’ is a 3D printing company that has developed a new line of innovative 3D printers. The ‘T1 Pro’ is the current culmination of its research. While traditional 3D... MORE
Energy-Producing Garments
Energy-Producing Garments
Students of Aalto University Created a Jacket with Built-In Solar Panels
A collaborative effort amongst the design and physics students of Finland’s Aalto University has resulted in a unique jacket that features built-in solar panels. Titled the Sun-Powered Textiles,... MORE
Cannabis-Filled Birthday Candles
Cannabis-Filled Birthday Candles
BirthJays are Dual-Functioning Cannabis Birthday Candle Joints
BirthJays are candle substitutes for cannabis enthusiasts. The birthday candle doubles as a cannabis rolling cone and is a suitable cake topper for adult birthday parties. Users can fill up the... MORE
Mental Health Monitoring Systems
Mental Health Monitoring Systems
Apple is Developing a Way to Detect Mental and Cognitive Decline
Apple is currently working on new ways to detect cognitive decline and mental health conditions by using Apple phones and watches. The tech giant is working with researchers at the University of... MORE
Top 50 New Ventures Trends in December
Top 50 New Ventures Trends in December
From Metaverse Startup Hubs to Shop-Anywhere Super Apps
The most popular December 2021 new ventures include gamified virtual reality therapy modalities, selfie-based metaverses and lab-like futuristic restaurants focused on experimentation. Companies... MORE
Performance Leather Materials
Performance Leather Materials
Ecco Leather is Redefining Leather as Breathable & Responsive
Via EL3, Ecco Leather is on a mission to redefine leather as a material with breathable, responsive and performance properties. The Motion 2.0 collection features lightweight leather materials with... MORE