The woven cup.
Cups and baskets woven out of grass can be used as a food source for livestock.
Based on Native American woven cooking baskets
People across the planet have used woven grass baskets and cups for centuries. Using micro-weaving we can create cups and baskets that are edible for livestock.
Company / Organization Name (if applicable)
Please include a visual (can be either 2D or 3D) representation/prototype of your concept. (required)
This solution addresses which of the following:
Hot / Cold Fiber Cup
Hot Cup Only
Cold Cup Only
How is your concept recoverable?
What regions do you plan to address with your solution (and how will you accomplish this)?
Describe your target market. Who will benefit from your product?
third world could recieve free food for livestock.
What is the current stage of development of your idea?
What are the biggest challenges you are facing today? What are existing gaps in your solution?
Mentorship Needs (please select up to 3)
Materials and Technical Development
Engineering and Manufacturing
Sustainability and Recoverability
Waste and Infrastructure
Product / Industrial Design and Prototyping
Tell us about yourself and your team. What is your background and experience?
I am a marketer and inventor with over thirty years experience working with fortune 100 companies. I am also a theoretical physicist.
In what city are you located?
In what country are you located?
What is your legal / organizational structure? (if applicable)
Not-for-profit in formation
Please describe how becoming a Top Idea will support the growth of your concept.
Our initial work will be in the development of the weaving patterns and manufacturing techniques. This should take a year. Prototyping can be done with any 3-D printing supplier already in your supply chain.