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Inventors Association of New England (IANE)

The Inventors Association of New England is one of the oldest inventor clubs in the United States.  Founded in 1977, we are a group of established and novice inventors that have a common interest of helping each other turn ideas into reality. 

Through our meetings and inventor clinics we provide guidance, support and education related to licensing, intellectual property, prototyping, product development and marketing.

Reasons to Join IANE

We hold regular monthly meetings at MIT in Cambridge MA, typically featuring a presentation by an outside expert. The questions and comments that follow are an essential part of the experience. These meetings are free and open to the public.

Paid members can attend Inventor Clinics which are held six times a year at a different location. At the Clinics, members present their ideas for critique by other members under confidentiality.

In addition to the Inventors Clinic, paid members have access our Discussion Group, videos of past regular monthly meetings, and the June Social event.

Some of our members success stories

"IANE is a great group of people with very unique backgrounds. At each meeting, I meet people who are excited to learn about my ideas. They have helped me take my invention and business to the next level. "
Al Contarino
Inventor & Business Owner
“I had an idea for a new product and after 5 years I decided to do something with it. I didn't know where to start and I stumbled upon IANE. I became a member and attended a "Shark-Tank" style Inventors Clinic. The feedback was invaluable."
George Peters
Inventor & Entrepreneur

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