Think you have to start your invention from scratch? Why not combine existing innovations?
Here’s two examples of incredible innovations over 100 years apart:
Henry Ford (1908) and the Coolest Cooler (2013)
Henry Ford actually borrowed three existing innovations for his assembly line:
i) Interchangeable parts used by the sewing machines and watch industries
ii) Continuous flow manufacturing used in flour and canning industries
iii) Assembly line techniques from meat-packing plants and breweries
By the way, did you know Anderson Electric Car Company in Detroit, Michigan built 13,000 electric cars from 1907 to 1939? I believe I’ve heard something about electric cars becoming a future trend…