Audio slideshow: 21st Century inventors
Every year the UK generates over 25,000 patents, trademarks, and design rights for new products and services - with the British Library helping inventors protect their ideas and explore the business potential.
To celebrate innovation - and hopefully inspire budding entrepreneurs - the Library is hosting a new exhibition exploring the journey behind 15 of the most ingenious inventions to come out of Britain in the past ten years. Take a look at some of the patented products - and get some advice from their creators.Continue reading the main story
"Inventing the 21st Century" is open daily from 6 September to 28 November 2010 at the British Library, London. Admission free.
All images courtesy British Library Board and subject to copyright. Music courtesy KPM Music.
Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 6 September 2010.
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