Inventor Help Services - Inventors Workshop International (IWI)
Providing trusted support and assistance to inventors since 1971

Are you at the point where you need help with your invention or invention idea? 

Inventors Workshop International Education Foundation (IWI) is a non-profit (501)c(3) inventor help and invention assistance education organization.  Founded in 1971, it is dedicated to providing educational and support services to inventors and entrepreneurs. The organization provides the full range of inventor support services from invention assistance, invention guide support, idea development, inventor help with the patent process, patent searches, prototypes and licensing assistance to its members.  It specializes in providing personal mentoring and one-on-one counseling.

IWI has been honored to receive a wide range of recognition and awards for its work helping inventors . 

It has been recognized for its work on numerous nationally and internationally televised programs.  Products of Inventors Workshop members have been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, the Rosie O'Donnell Show, Good Morning America, CNBC, CNN, the Business Radio Network, in The Wall Street Journal, Time magazine, Entrepreneur, Inc., as well as numerous other television, radio and print media.  IWI has also been honored with distinguished awards and special commendations.  You can contact this organization at:

Inventors Workshop International
    Education Foundation (IWI)

PO Box 285
Santa Barbara, California 93102


IWI works not only with inventors seeking manufacturers for new inventions, but also with manufacturers looking for new inventions, invention companies looking for new products as well as companies seeking new product ideas.

The vision and mission of the organization is threefold:

  1. To provide honest counsel and the highest caliber educational services and tools to support inventors in the protection, development and realization of their creative ideas;
  2. To stimulate, through inventors and entrepreneurs, the development of innovative and imaginative products; and
  3. To promote the development of products that deliver environmental, health, safety and socially responsible advantages.

IWI inventors have become a highly regarded R&D resource for companies seeking innovative new product ideas and competitive advantage in the marketplace.  A wide range of companies — from Nordic Track and Home Depot to the Sharper Image and Wal-Mart — have marketed products invented by IWI inventors.