Prototype To Manufacturing Journey

Thursday, December 7, 2023 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
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On a mission to help innovators navigate the journey from physical prototype to commercialization and impact at scale. 

Join MakeHaven and FORGE for an interactive virtual workshop and networking opportunity that takes you through the innovator’s product journey, from prototype to manufacturing. This fast-paced, high-level overview helps innovators understand and chart their journey to manufacturing. This workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the product development journey with actionable steps to help everyone from budding entrepreneurs to experienced innovators make the leap to large-scale production.
The workshop will cover:

  • Prototyping for manufacture
  • Types of manufacturing relationships and how to work with a manufacturer
  • Costs and fundraising at different stages and funding phases
  • What to consider as you make decisions about manufacturing


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