These are the quests that came with the Inventive Update released on 9/23/2015.
Academy of Sciences (after completing comes 2 quests: Developing Technology and Time does not wait)
Developing Technology (after completing comes Laboratory and Progress of Science)
Time Does Not wait (no quests follow this line)
Laboratory (after completing comes Scientific Tools.)
Scientific Tools (Helping Colleagues follows after completing)
Helping Colleagues (no quests follow after completing)
Progress of Science (after completing follows Timed Quest: First Invention)
NOTE: As soon as you complete this quest, it will activate the “TIMED QUEST.”
Perhaps it would be best to make the SCALES ahead of time since they only take 1/2 hour to craft.
Don’t make the Retorts ahead of time since they are part of the quest and you will need to make them for that quest. (They also take 1 hour.)
First Invention ****TIMED QUEST****
Note: You can now use the “Urgent Order” to speed up crafting in the Laboratory.