VERTICAL INNOVATION

A 10-12 month product development process that works in partnership with your core team to validate, design and develop a product innovation and ensure that it is commercially viable and ready to disrupt the market.

InnovateMD - Nottingham Spirk Team Observing Surgery

INNOVATE MD

Our expanded medical device innovation practice for innovative healthcare products.

The Business Innovation Firm™

For over 46 years, Nottingham Spirk has developed hundreds of patented products that have generated over $50 billion in sales for industry leading businesses and fast-growth entrepreneurial firms. The business innovation and product design firm offers a full-service vertical innovation process, from research to product design to prototyping to consumer testing. All development is conducted at our historic 60,000 square foot Innovation Center, ensuring efficiency, confidentiality and intellectual property protection.

THE LATEST FROM NOTTINGHAM SPIRK

Take Risks & Rock! — What Innovators & Musicians Have in Common

by Bill Nottingham Originally Published, Smart Business — Cleveland June 26,2018 The first time they jammed together, in 1980, the members of R.E.M. wrote six songs in a few hours. “I’m not saying we were great,” guitarist Peter Buck told The Guardian in 2016, “but we...

A little empathy goes a long way–and trust goes even farther

by Bill Nottingham Innovation requires risks. Does your culture encourage or discourage people from taking them? The University of Nebraska’s football team has won more games than any college team in the nation since 1970, but hasn’t brought home a championship since...

NS Timeline Series: Logo Origins

Symbolism: John Nottingham and John Spirk discuss the origins of the company logo John and John met as students at Cleveland Institute of Art and knew long before graduation that they wanted to work together. We asked them to explain the design of the NS logo, the...

NOTTINGHAM SPIRK ROI: Return On Innovation™

BRINGING BUSINESS INNOVATIONS TO MARKET FOR 46 YEARS

GROWTH STORIES FROM OUR CLIENT PARTNERS

Sherwin-Williams

“Working with Nottingham Spirk changed our business and my career. It is because of them that I’m where I am today. They helped change the culture within our company. They got us to think about the structure of the product differently.”

Adam Chafe

Vice President of Marketing, Sherwin-Williams

Huntingdon Telemed

“Nottingham Spirk was very easy to work with. They could take our ideas and expand on them and that was incredibly helpful. We had a vision, but Nottingham Spirk had the skill set to bring it to life.”

Christy Sendra

Director of Operations, Huntingdon Telemed

Troy-Bilt

“The breadth of experience across multiple industries combined with highly intelligent team members under strong, engaged leadership separates NS from others in this space.”

Roy Keating

Vice President of Marketing, MTD Products

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