Ahead of World Intellectual Property Day on 26 April, serial inventor Graham Harris tells Real Business why a strong sense of sales and marketing is vital when inventors begin monetising their products.
With World Intellectual Property Day landing on 26 April this year, Real Business heard from serial inventor Graham Harris about how entrepreneurs can chart a path through the UK’s patenting process before bringing a new product to market.
The pace of technological innovation and adoption seems to be accelerating faster and faster, and every year there are a lot of new apps and acronyms to familiarise ourselves with. This makes for exciting times for developers, consumers and end-users, but the quickening pace of obsolescence can be unnecessarily unforgiving.
Even Inspector Gadget would find a use for SunTech UK’s all-in-one invention, the eFOLDi, which is designed to support everyone from those with disabilities to people heading to festivals and everyone in-between. Who needs the Transformers?
As every entrepreneur knows, the key to success doesn’t lie in not making mistakes –instead it’s about reactions things go wrong and how you handle failure. Here are six great products that were invented by mistake.
From the laws of gravity to the laptop, British ingenuity has shaped our world. Britain has had a strong and proud history of championing new ideas and inventions.
Britain has a long and proud history of developing world-changing innovations, from the splitting of the atom to the discovery of penicillin. Royal Mail has attempted to show British innovation and engineering at its best by launching the 'Inventive Britain' stamp set. They will feature images depicting inventions that Royal Mail believes has made the most difference in history.
Shed Simove, entrepreneur, motivational speaker on creativity, comedian, and author of bestselling business book, ‘Success Or Your Money Back’ outlines his ingenious techniques for getting lucrative results.