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The next generation inventors ‘creating’ to fix our health and the planet

With ideas hailing from sustainability, med-tech, sport-tech and mental health – these newest generation of inventors are creating to solve our health issues and the ecosystem. The founders are the recent cohorts joining the Central Research Laboratory (CRL), the UK’s first purpose-built hardware accelerator for product designers inventing ‘for societal good’. Selected from over 85 […]

Lucy Hughes - MarinaTex

Share Your Startup Story: MarinaTex – the substitute to single-use plastic bags using ‘fish waste’

The fight against single-use plastic continues well-beyond 2020 and this marine bioplastic design – MarinaTex – wants to exchange plastic in food and drink packages with its own alternative made from fish waste. Created by Lucy Hughes, 24, in 2018 for her final year undergraduate degree project, MarinaTex is the result of over 100 prototype […]

Tio - Peter Spence

Tio – Peter Spence (Co-Founder)

Peter Spence’s Tio device challenges the next generation of inventors with a new creative way of helping children learn and play at the same time. The Tio kit can quickly build app-controlled toys and inventions with everyday objects and materials – It uses a free iOS/Android app to communicate wirelessly with the invention. Peter’s childhood […]