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Everyone should invent | Mark Champkins | TEDxLondon
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Added Jul 14, 2016
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Mark Champkins thinks there's an inventor in all of us. He urges us to embrace our ideas - even the bad ones - and reconnect with our inner-child.

Mark Champkins is a product designer and the Science Museum’s first ever “Inventor in Residence”. Mark studied Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Cambridge and Industrial Design Engineering at the Royal College of Art (RCA). Whilst at the RCA, Champkins designed a range of Self-Heating Crockery which won British Invention of the Year.

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