Well I have a nuclear technologies company that is also all about new ideas like yours, in fact, we are going to be branching out into a lot of other
areas over time.
My business partner started making contacts by talking to other small businessmen in the area and online that were interested in similar things, as
well as small businesses that were selling things online that we needed for making one of our prototypes. Eventually, he started talking to rogue
scientists (ex-professors) and other small business owners online and in forums and even found a Harvard graduate who was willing to help us write a
In other words, he has been doing a lot of networking for the past two years, and the more people we know, the more easily ideas can come together. I
like the feel of working with small businesses and independent scientists like we do (everyone helping us is working for free at the moment, and we
have a very small budget) much more than working with big corporations. Although, we are also working with a local university on some projects, and
that isn't so bad.
I hope that helps, I just told you all I know about starting a scientific business.
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