Current Needs @ Philips

Help us to solve a challenge from one of our latest projects!

At Philips we recognize that new solutions to some of our greatest challenges can come from anywhere. On this page you can find briefs outlining specific technologies we are seeking for some of our current development projects. If you have a solution that fits the requirements, we want to hear from you!

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Hair styling devices or component technologies for safer and longer-lasting styling

13/11/2013

The aim is to find solutions (technologies that allow easy implementation or are already in concrete products) that improve the process and end-result of styling of hair using an electronic device. More specifically, we’re looking for solutions that avoid the occurrence of skin burns from heated devices and solutions that increase the long-lastingness of a created style throughout the day.

Preferred market introduction for the implemented solution would be in 2014 or 2015. Of secondary interest are solutions and potential partners that feed into longer term roadmap of 2016 and beyond.

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Home pesticide removal for fruits and vegetables

12/11/2013

Residual pesticides are the key food safety related concern for consumers, particularly in emerging markets.
The objective of this project is to find low cost, small and effective pesticide removal solutions (technologies or products) for fruit & vegetables for consumer use at home. (click read more)

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Foam-free juice from a centrifugal juicer

12/11/2013

Many people do not like the taste or texture of the foam layer that is produced as part of the juicing process when using a centrifugal juicer.  We are interested in finding a simple solution that can be easily integrated in our centrifugal juicers that will prevent this foaming / separation of the juice. 

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Lighting Connectivity & smart control: new use cases for Hue

12/11/2013

We would like to hear your ideas for new “use cases” for Philips Hue, wireless control of lighting

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New Technologies to help Babies to Sleep better

12/11/2013

A proven solution (or solution component) that will help babies sleep through the night, endorsed by experts. The solution can be in the form of a product or technology or method which can be productized. We strongly prefer digital connected solutions or solutions which can eventually be made digital connected with purpose to enhance the benefit of the solution.

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