Product development firm, bb7, returns to Harvard University as Visiting Experts for the Harvard i-lab Venture Incubation Program

Madison, WI – October 4, 2017

Comprehensive product development firm, bb7, announced today their return to Harvard University to participate as mentors in The Harvard Innovation Labs program. The company will serve as Visiting Experts counseling students in product development and design. bb7 participated in Harvard’s pilot Specialist program in the summer of 2017.

The Harvard Innovation Labs hosts office hours for Harvard students with entrepreneurs-in-residence (EiR), legal partners, funders-in-residence, i-lab staff experts, and other visiting practitioners. The EiR program allows an opportunity for Harvard students to receive counseling on their ideas, their ventures, and their business planning issues.

Director of ID & User Research to mentor

bb7 will serve as Visiting Experts for the Harvard i-lab. Director-level bb7 reps will counsel students in product development and design.

bb7 became involved in the program after working with a Venture Incubation Program team (independently of Harvard) in 2016. After successfully guiding students during the 2017 summer semester, bb7 staff members will travel to Harvard to hold office hours during the fall semester. bb7 will send director-level experts from multiple areas of the product development process, including Director of Industrial Design & User Research Nicholas Higbee and Director of Advanced Development Ben Paprocki.

“During the summer semester, bb7 assisted venture teams with various challenges, including resolving detailed design issues, business plan development, and go-to-market strategy planning. We look forward to contributing to the venture teams during the fall semester and helping them do what we do best: accelerate products to market,” said Ben Paprocki, Director of Advanced Development at bb7.

About bb7

bb7 is a product development firm that has been providing fully developed solutions since 1944.

With talent and capabilities found nowhere else, we transform problems into profitable products. Our elite team of super-developers — from artists to rocket scientists — can tackle any problem, launch your products (into space if you want) and guide you to brand dominance. Our teams have worked on subatomic particle research equipment in Antarctica, integrated Nobel Prize-winning technology into a medical device, resurrected an iconic machine that hadn’t been re-designed since the Kennedy administration and so much more.

What can we masterfully develop for you?

About Harvard i-lab

The Harvard i-lab is an educational collaborative for all current students from any Harvard school to explore innovation and entrepreneurship at any stage. It provides all the physical and intellectual resources a burgeoning team needs to develop and grow, including intimate advising, workshops, an incubator program through the Venture Incubation Program, and a competition for money through the President’s Innovation Challenge. Open co-working space is also available for any Harvard student looking to grow as an innovator.

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