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About Us


WRTI's Inventors Links - the most comprehensive source of information on the web for inventors.


The Wessex Round Table of Inventors (WRTI) is a club formed by and for inventors, innovators and
entrepreneurs - whether lone beginners or experienced professionals.


Based in Southampton, Hampshire, the club acts as a catalyst for ideas and a forum for like-minded individuals to meet and share views. WRTI also serves to stimulate, encourage and promote the development of members' innovative new invention ideas, concepts and/or products.


WRTI is an invaluable source of practical help and guidance in creating and progressing new ideas:


  • Monthly club meetings, featuring guest presentations and providing ample networking opportunities.

  • Support and advice from like-minded inventors and innovators, to help avoid pitfalls.

  • Critical and impartial appraisals.

  • Assistance with research, prototyping, design, development and manufacturing.

  • Advice on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR): patent searching, patenting, registered designs, copyright and non-disclosure agreements (NDAs).

  • Advice on grants for feasibility studies, R&D, etc. and on other sources of finance.

  • Advice on creating realistic marketing and business plans.

  • Advice on license agreements and royalty payments.

  • Advice on publicity, press releases, exhibitions etc.

WRTI has produced and had published  'The WRTI Book of Practical Inventing'. This is a practical guide for all those inventors, actual or would-be and those who have yet to take their first real steps toward making their new product come true.


Chapters include: developing ideas, business planning, making prototypes, bringing inventions to market, knowing when to let go, etc.


It is available for instant download as an eBook priced at £3.99 from Royalties from the book contribute to WRTI's activities in support of innovators and inventors.

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