We are an idea factory that generates patents to enable the businesses of the future.

Accelerating R&D through cross-industry serial innovation

About Us

The Open Innovation Studio

The Adjacent Possible is an idea factory designed as an Open Innovation Studio that generates new ideas.
Our ideas can become patents, products, or even companies.

Our mission is to connect global technology ecosystems that co-develop common IP applications from different perspectives. We are serial innovators who create and license intellectual property. 

Our Offering

We nurture practical research ideas and help build, develop, and transform businesses from various industries.

Patent Intelligence Services

We provide patent intelligence, patent portfolio, and patent competitor analysis.

  • Patent Portfolio Analytics Pack
  • Patent Portfolio Competitive Dashboard
  • Preliminary Freedom to Operate Analysis Report
  • Preliminary Patent Prior Art Search Report

Innovation Consulting Services

We identify patents that can be re-engineered for use into different industries to co-create competitive advantage with our clients.

  • Novel Ideas Generation Workshop
  • Patent Discovery Workshop
  • Patent Portfolio Optimization
  • Technology Repurposing Assessment (powered by the Exploratorium)

Academy Services

We entangle international ecosystems by orchestrating their efforts to co-create and leverage technology across industries.

  • Aspiring Inventors Training
  • Invention Thinking & Novel Ideas Co-creation
  • Open Innovation Workshop

Reinventing the Art of Possibility.

Our Contributions

Where we shine

Our system and method provide complementary enhancements to existing solutions, improving the accuracy of water drops, increasing their efficacy and enabling higher deployment altitudes with ballistic precision and reducing risks for pilots and the airplane.

  • Patent Pending

Only 17% of inventors are women. We provide expertise, tools, an entire intellectual property pipeline to guide and support the inventors from the idea generation to the creation of a solution and/or the filing of a patent.

  • World Summit Awards: Awarded Best Digital Solution in Finland

Ask Nearby is a software solution  designed and implemented as a search engine integration to find information, also thanks to user inputs, in the physical world that cannot be otherwise found online.

  • Patent Pending
  • Innovation Grant by Business Finland
  • Accelerated at Red Brick

We look forward to hearing from you



The Adjacent Possible Oy
Urho Kekkosen katu 4 6E
00100 Helsinki, Finland

The Team

William Carbone

Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder

10 year track record as AI Program Manager, Quantum Ambassador for the Aerospace & Defense industry at IBM

Nicolò Sgobba

Chief Technology Officer Inventor & Patent Engineer

8-year track record as a Consultant, Information Architect, and Serial Inventor at IBM

Vlad Lichtenthal

Chief Scientific Officer Co-founder

PhD in Open Innovation, strategy consultant

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