Thursday, March 13, 2008

Innovation in the UK

A pair of Scotsmen bagged the Biggart Baillie Innovation Awards, a UK invention contest. One earned it for a new way to de-clutter school desks. The other earned honors for a contact-lens safety apparatus.

Read more about it here.

Meanwhile, Welsh innovators were showcasing their smarts at the Innovation Into Action 2008 event recently. Inventions included a no-drip cap for milk bottles (I guess they still use milk bottles in Wales), and a high-tech navigation system that includes historic and cultural information as drivers pass landmarks.

Read more about the event here.

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