A few things which may be of interest:-
Firstly, the European Patent Office is advertising its "European Inventor Award". Anyone can submit a proposal, deadline 12th September 2009. Details here:-http://www.epo.org/topics/innovation-and-economy/european-inventor.html
Secondly, a couple of newspaper articles on Tim Moor, who is the speaker at this week's meeting of the inventors group:-http://www.metro.co.uk/news/article.html?The_end_of_baby_bottles_as_we_know_them?&in_article_id=700499&in_page_id=34
meet the inventor Tim Moor at the Leeds Inventors Group:
The end of baby bottles as we know them? meet the inventor Tim Moor at the Leeds Inventors Group: http://twitdoc.com/c/rn4tk9
G & T design, press release
Leeds Inventors Group:
A great opportunity to mix with other inventors and get advice from people involved in the business of protecting and exploiting new ideas and products. An invited speaker attends each monthly meeting. Open to all. Free admission.
Next meeting: Sept 2009
Where: Leeds Central Library, third floor meeting room.
Ring (0113) 2478266 to book your place
For further information tel 0113 2478266 or email firstname.lastname@example.org