FIYLTER – avoiding the plastic soup

FYIlter - filtering our wastewater

The oceans have become a plastic soup filled with micro plastics. Creax analysed the problem, got creative and came up with a simple but effective and prize-winning concept: the FIYLTER.

The battery car

Battery car - new product development

The main challenges preventing mass adoption are the limited number of charging stations and long charge times. The Revive ‘battery car’ is a mobile charging station that can revive a car by charging it at home, work, or wherever it is parked.

Product innovation of a trolley: a 3-step journey

new product development - how to

When we were asked to reinvent a carry-on trolley, we set up a systematic 3-step approach that started with building a multidisciplinary innovation dream team including product engineers, creative designers, chemists, physicists and marketers.

Cool, light, and strong: CREAX and Bekaert explore the possibilities of metal foam

Concepts - metal foam

Combining the advantages of metal with those of a permeable, lightweight material, metal foam lends itself to a wide variety of applications. Bekaert, a global player in advanced metal transformation, opened up a world of possibilities by lowering the material’s production cost. But how to identify these new applications, link them to the appropriate markets, and boost revenue? Enter the CREAX Market Development approach.

Technology mapping: the start of each innovation project

Technology mapping nanotech and plastics

When you want to innovate, the first step should be to understand the technology landscape you are going to work in. Who else is playing the field? What are the latest trends? Do you know the strongpoints of a given technology? What are the threats? Who are suitable partners and suppliers?