In the lead up to their first publication of the new year, on: magazine launched a mini-series called "Meet the Inventors". Each week for 10 weeks we profile a young inventor with a brilliant, problem-solving idea.
The first inventor in the series is Sam Etherington, the founder of Aqua Power Technologies and inventor of MANTA, a tidal energy generator.
Interview by Oliver Pickup (@oliverpickup)
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