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Product Lifecycle Report

Recently Time Magazine released it’s “Best Inventions of the Year 2012” list. This list consists of 25 great inventions, ranging in price from an estimated $.25 to $2.5 billion, and that’s just taking into consideration the items that aren’t classified. In this post I’ll share with you my top 9 in no particular order, but I would urge you to browse through all 25 because there were some really cool innovations in 2012.

1. LiquiGlide, How many times have you stared at a bottle of Ketchup waiting for it to come out? How often have you had to scrape ice off the windshield of your car in the freezing cold  so you can go about your business? It happens all the time. Well, we’re all in luck. Five MIT students and their professor Kripa Varanasi have come up with a plant- based product to make a surface that anything will slide…

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