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SME tech saves seabirds from death: Ben and Pete Kibel named European Inventor Award 2021 finalists

British brothers nominated for European Patent Office (EPO) prize for their device that reduces accidental seabird deaths in longline fishing Pressure-sensitive pod covers hooks at the sea surface but opens when bait sinks to depth of 20 metres In trials, the technology cut seabird deaths by 95% without reducing catch rates Munich, 4 May 2021… Read More »