Lucky Engineering Accidents at Innovation by SIT

Posted on by Brandon Klein

Many classic, successful products have been invented “by accident” – by an unintended mishap that just happened to turn out to be a brilliant stroke of R&D genius: Penicillin, the microwave, chocolate chip cookies and more. And the stories behind these incidents are always so fun and surprising that they catch our attention and stick in our minds for good.

Here are just a few of the classics. You have no doubt heard them, or similar versions of them, numerous times.