Inventors

5 Inventing and Licensing Trends That Will Dominate In 2021

What to know as you're preparing for the year ahead.

Stephen Key

Insect Kids, A Sustainable Toy Concept Built By Jordanian Innovators, Wins Audi Innovation Award 2020

The project has been awarded with the 2020 Audi Innovation Award trophy, an all-expense paid trip to the Audi factory at Ingolstadt, Germany, and US$25,000 worth of consultancy.

Pamella de Leon

Protecting Your Critical Inventions On A Tight Budget

A three-step system to get the most value with little cost.

Supporting The Next Generation Of Inventors: The James Dyson Award

As you might expect for a company founded by an engineer, creativity and ingenuity are at the heart of Dyson, and everything they do is driven by ideas that can spark solutions to global issues. That mission is reflected in the James Dyson Award, the James Dyson Foundation's global competition for young inventors.

Gemma Wardle

French Inventor Is First to Cross English Channel Using a Hoverboard

It wasn't an uninterrupted flight, but it was still historic.

Jon Fingas

Innovator or Inventor-Which Trait Does an Entrepreneur Require the Most

By innovating a product or business idea, an entrepreneur can create a novel business segment and thus run a business with that

Why You Don't Need to 'Reinvent the Wheel' to be an Entrepreneur

Avoid the hubris of over-stretching yourself when you start out. You will thank me for it.

Thomas Smale

10 Things You Didn't Realize Were Invented in the 1990s

From Google.com to Nintendo 64 -- there's much to attribute to the 1990s.

Rose Leadem

Become an Inventor, Just Not a 'High-Maintenance' One

Companies want to work only with inventors who are professional and fair -- people who don't waste their time.

Stephen Key

Cat Fight! How These Inventors Beat the Counterfeiters That Nearly Destroyed Their Company.

When a company copied their invention, Natasha and Fred Ruckel began investigating -- and got an inside look into how products are ripped off.

Michael Kaplan

Billion-Dollar Inventor Joy Mangano Rebuilt Her Life Thanks to This Simple Idea -- And You Can, Too

After selling more than $3 billion in goods, Joy Mangano says people need to realize everything is a product.

Linda Lacina