The IPO has recently been proud to achieve the British Dyslexia Association SMART award, in recognition of good practice when supporting the needs of dyslexic and neuro-diverse individuals. Here we take a look at how colleagues with dyslexia are able to contribute positively to life and work at the IPO through their 'different way of thinking'.
The Alliance for IP is a UK-based coalition of organisations representing IP-rich businesses and creators. On British IP Day, and Alliance for IP’s 25th anniversary, IPO CEO Adam Williams looks at the value the organisation and its members contribute as a cornerstone of the UK’s IP environment.
We spoke to one of the companies who have made use of IPO’s Green Channel – a fast track patent application process- to find out their environmental innovation story.
It’s not every day that a business finds a big gap in the market and creates a solution to a major environmental issue, but that’s exactly what Devon-based brothers Ben and Pete Kibel did.
Ben and Pete were nominated for a European Patent Office (EPO) Inventor Award in the SME category for their invention, Hookpod. Read more about how Hookpod protects thousands of seabirds a year.
On World Oceans Day, we look at how ARC Marine are saving our seas with their patented Reef Cubes, providing an environmentally friendly habitat for sea life.
For World Environment Day, we explore some of the IPO initiatives set-up to help the environment from composting to cycling, and what's next on our green journey.