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University of Leeds and P&G Join Forces

The University of Leeds and multinational consumer goods company Procter & Gamble (P&G) have agreed to a strategic relationship that will harness academic research to develop new high-tech products.

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Shampoo and the Government

In a recent May 2013 article in Fortune Magazine, Becky Quick explores how P&G and other Fortune 500 companies have teamed up with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to help solve some of their companies’ innovation challenges.

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P&G and CircleUp Partnership

Open Innovation is all about finding the best solutions available, wherever they might come from – and P&G is partnering with CircleUp to gain exposure to early stage technologies that could match P&G innovation needs.

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Partnering to Revolutionize the Laundry Category: Tide Pods®

MonoSol helped put the crowning touch on P&G’s new laundry breakthrough by partnering to develop a patented film technology that wraps cleaning fluids in a clear casing that’s tough enough to hold up against wet hands, but dissolves readily even in cold water. A highly complex technology and manufacturing process, delivered over years of collaboration.

connect + develop

Could your innovation be
the next game-changer?

This site has been created to help external innovators and companies learn how to submit innovations to P&G's Connect + Develop. Connect + Develop is P&G's program for encouraging open innovation, also known as crowdsourcing. Here you can read about our past successes, our current needs, and what we look for in an innovation partnership. And if you are the owner or representative of an innovation that might help improve the lives of consumers, this site can help you submit your innovation for review by our Connect + Develop Team.

Why Choose P&G

Around the world, P&G products are used 4.6 billion times a day. With more than 300 brands in more than 180 countries, we are the world’s largest advertiser. Connecting with P&G allows your business to tap into unparalleled innovation, distribution and marketing assets. 

Through Connect + Develop, we share our R&D, consumer understanding, marketing expertise, and brand equity with our partners, bringing great innovations to market and into the lives of consumers faster.

P&G's open innovation strategy has enabled us to establish more than 2,000 successful agreements with innovation partners around the world. Together, we can do more than either of us could do alone.

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