Commercializing Innovation


Concept → Project → Venture


Inventor/Entrepreneur Services:
- business mentoring and coaching
- concept planning
- feasibility studies and pro forma design


Inventor/Entrepreneur Services:
- business plans
- business negotiations
- I.P. protection

Tools for the Entrepreneur:  Free Reports on Starting a Venture

Elements of New Ventures is a free information resource from Sixth Element to aid inventors and entrepreneurs on commercializing innovation, including concept planning, new technology projects, start-ups and early-stage ventures.  We encourage feedback from our readers.

The Challenge of Commercializing Innovation



Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Toronto

Researcher into new technologies and patent holder

Author of two books

Member of an expert panel on international standards for ISO and CSA

Marketing Manager of new technologies

Executive in new technology start-ups



Chief Operating Officer of a new-technology venture with pilot facilities in Canada and South Africa

President of an emerging technology firm

Group VP of an international corporation

Treasurer and Board Member of an environmental Not-for-Profit



Coaching and Mentoring for a new sustainable road-building venture

Feasibility Study for a biofuel project

Feasibility Studies for Aboriginal forestry ventures

Business Plan for a wood pellet project

Commercial audit of a new-technology start-up for an investment firm

MBA Mentor with uOttawa

Entrepreneur Mentor with Invest Ottawa


0 Million Global Annual Patent Applications
0 Million Global Annual Start-ups
$0 Billion Global Annual Cleantech Investment