Marco Donolato and team: Magnetic nanoparticles to diagnose disease
Ben and Pete Kibel: Fishing hook cover to save seabirds
Ben and Pete Kibel are the founders of Hookpod Limited. In this talk, the European Inventor Award finalists explain how they managed to create an innovative pod that can prevent commercial longline fishing from killing thousands of seabirds. The conversation is moderated by Edward Cooke, patent examiner at the EPO.
Learn more about the inspiring inventors Ben and Pete Kibel (UK).
Carmen Hijosa: Turning pineapple leaves into a sustainable alternative to leather I 13 October 2022, 18:00 CEST
Carmen Hijosa has an inspiring story to share: At 60, she began her PhD and established a new textile company that uses pineapple leaves to produce a vegan alternative to leather. Today, her business is thriving, the material is sought after by global fashion brands and the leaves, which are a by-product of pineapple harvesting in the Philippines, offer an additional income stream to farmers while using an otherwise discarded resource.
Join the Spanish inventor and social entrepreneur for an inspiring talk on inventing and the role patents in growing a business.
Learn more about the inspiring inventor Carmen Hijosa (ES).