Un-locking Global Innovation™
The inventors and creators present over 150 new business opportunities - Inventions and innovations from more than 10 countries with 75 innovations from overseas that can't be seen anywhere else in the UK. New designs, product launches and prototypes not yet in manufacture on show alongside the IPO Intellectual Property Office (formally the Patent Office) on hand who can assist with advice.
Great ideas need exposure to potential partners in commerce and industry whose resources and skills can make the difference between a brilliant idea and a reality.
The BIS was created to develop new business opportunities by bringing together innovation and enterprise, investors and inventors, designers and manufacturers alongside associated services.
Highlighting creative genius™
We are delighted to host the coveted World Invention & British Invention of the Year Awards.
A panel of 25 expert judges on behalf of the British Inventor's Society will put social and ecological benefits to mankind, originality, ingenuity as well as design to the test. The winners will be announced during the Awards Dinner on Friday 21st October 2016.
Dream & Change the World™
The very first BIS event took place at London's Barbican Center in 2001. The British Inventors Society (BIS) was formed in December 2003.
The team that came together includes leading inventors and innovators, academics and entrepreneurs who share a common belief - that invention is the vital spark that drives the world's technology and new orders of wealth creation.