SEARCH TOPIC:  AONE Challenge to Find Innovative Products for Patient Care


What’s Your Great Patient Care Idea?

Every Nurse has at least one great idea for improving patient care.

We want to hear yours!

AONE and Edison Nation Medical have partnered
to bring your best patient care invention ideas to life!

Through Edison Nation Medical’s confidential and secure online platform, you can submit your product invention idea for evaluation of medical efficacy, intellectual property, and sales potential.  Our end goal is to commercialize every great invention.

In the end, patients will win by having new innovative products that improve their lives, but equally importantly, YOU also win, since every successful inventor receives an advance of $2500 and 50% of licensing royalties.

It’s simple to get started:

  1. Submit your invention idea below
  2. Watch your invention make its way through the 8-stage evaluation process
  3. If your invention is selected for commercializing, you’ll share in the reward
  4. No idea yet?  Sign up for a free account here or Sign up for our Innovation Newsletter to the right.

Edison Nation Medical is for anyone who has a product idea or invention — big or small — that can improve healthcare. Your idea can be a “back-of-the-envelope sketch” all the way to a fully developed and prototyped invention.

To get your creativity flowing

Here are a few recent inventions that Edison Nation Medical is working to commercialize:

  • Innovative medication dosing system that allows for easy and accurate dosing of liquid medication
  • A back support to prevent post-op back pain for patients during long surgical procedures
  • A smart trashcan that detects reusable metal surgical tools to reduce waste and save money

Improving lives, one invention at a time



Innovation ideas may include, but not limited to: new devices, equipment, products, technologies or apps. Edison Nation Medical’s search is open to the public and nurse innovators as well as small businesses from around the world are encouraged to submit ideas through our confidential secure portal at now through November 15, 2015.

Submit an Invention


How long will it take to submit my idea?

You will be prompted through a series of questions. Depending on the complexity and detail of your submission, it will take approximately 10-20 minutes to submit your invention idea once you have assembled all the information. A summary of the prompts can be found on the Submission Documentation Checklist.

Who Owns My Idea?

You will always be credited as the inventor of your idea in all legal documents and in any marketing. However, ownership of the intellectual will depend on your employer’s intellectual property policies.

If unsure, check your Employee Agreement for more information on this topic.

Blog: Who Owns My Product Idea? 

I have a process improvement idea. Can I submit it?

Process improvement ideas cannot be patented. Our business model is based on patenting healthcare inventions to then license or sell to manufacturers or distributors.  We do not work with process improvement ideas.

Blog: Edison Nation Medical: Our Business Model

I have more questions!

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions section or our Inventor’s Resource Library for additional information.  Or you can email us directly at!
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