Seeking insect control products and technologies that are non-toxic to people and pets, yet perform as well or better than their toxic counterparts.

  • The Procter & Gamble Company
  • From United States
  • Responsive
  • Project Size Range : 50,000 - 250,000 €
  • Deadline completed
    The submission process for new proposals is closed. Proposals submitted before the deadline will follow the standard evaluation process.

Desired outcome

The global home insecticide market is dominated by chemicals that are toxic to insects, people, and pets. P&G Ventures is interested in insect control products and technologies that are non-toxic to people and pets, yet perform as well or better than their toxic counterparts.

P&G is interested in all segments of insect control (contact killer, barriers, traps, on-body repellents and foggers) and managing the following insects: House Flies, Mosquitoes, Fruit Flies, Stink Bugs, Bed Bugs, Roaches, Ants, Moths, Gnats, Spiders, Silverfish, Centipedes, Millipedes.

The Procter & Gamble Company

Details of the Innovation Need

We are looking for insect control technologies that

  • Are non-toxic to people and pets
  • Kill on contact
  • Create barriers
  • Can be used Indoors and outside the home
  • Will not impact beneficial species (such as: bees, fish, butterflies).
  • Have a clear point of disctinction versus current market alternatives

Ideal solution will

  • Deliver a competitive advantage versus existing/known technologies
  • Have IP protection (granted or filed patent applications are preferred), know how, trade secret, exclusive agreements or some other form of business protection
  • Have experimental evidence of efficacy
  • Use ingredients from the FIFRA 25b exempt list (Non 25B are less preferred but also acceptable.)
  • Have a unique form or formulation

Related Keywords

  • Smart Appliances
  • Applications for Health
  • Medical Research
  • Protecting Man and Environment
  • Environment
  • Medical/health
  • Genetic Engineering / Molecular Biology
  • Other Medical/Health Related
  • Plant health
  • Consumer related
  • Consumer Products
  • Other consumer products
  • insect control

About The Procter & Gamble Company

An American multinational consumer goods corporation headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. P&G was founded over 180 years ago as a simple soap and candle company. Today, we’re the world’s largest consumer goods company and home to iconic, trusted brands that make life a little bit easier in small but meaningful ways. We’ve spanned three centuries thanks to three simple ideas: leadership, innovation and citizenship.

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