Dragon Innovation Blog

The manufacturing process is a challenging one. There are many steps from turning inspiration into a tangible product, which takes time and discipline. Learn from manufacturing experts about what you need to know in order to launch successful products in the Dragon Innovation Blog.

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Recent Posts by Nicolas Avril

VP of Europe at Dragon Innovation

7 minute read | August 10, 2020

Sustainable Material Series: Environmentally-Friendly Plastics

In this multipart blog series, Dragon Innovation material expert, Nicolas Avril, will explore... Read More
11 minute read | June 22, 2020

Avoid Common Mistakes with a 5 Step Process to New Product Introduction (NPI)...Using LEGOs

The New Product Introduction (NPI) process is a complex one. Understanding the associated... Read More
10 minute read | April 17, 2020

Sustainable Material Series: Wood

In this multipart blog series, Dragon Innovation material expert, Nicolas Avril, will explore... Read More
7 minute read | March 27, 2020

How Robust are your Global Manufacturing and Sourcing Strategies?

Global manufacturing choices are almost endless, but with innovation and progress, what works... Read More
6 minute read | December 9, 2019

European Hardware Startup Landscape for 2019

Twenty years or so ago, while I was a young lad studying polymer engineering at MIT, it seemed... Read More
6 minute read | May 22, 2019

Who Moved My VC: State of Hardware Funding 2019

Common sense says – if you don’t know where to look, you will never find what you are searching... Read More
5 minute read | March 19, 2019

New Product Introduction (NPI) 101: From Idea to Reality

Your company has gone from idea to prototype to the precipice of production. In short, your new... Read More
5 minute read | December 11, 2018

Reverse Engineering: A Holiday Toy Train Set

Watching my father-in-law struggle for about an hour to set up this year’s holiday train set... Read More
4 minute read | September 18, 2018

Domestic Manufacturing: Why Europe (the EU) is again a viable option

For years, manufacturing in countries like China seemed like a foregone conclusion for anyone... Read More

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