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Channel 4 seeks innovative products for Future Family series

08 June 2011

Channel 4 is calling all entrepreneurs and innovators to submit products that could revolutionise the way we use energy at home for a new series called 'Future Family'. The five-part TV and web-based documentary series, due to broadcast later this year will follow an average family as their lives and home are transformed by next-generation technology. The series is being produced in partnership with E.ON.

"As well as next-generation technologies from major manufacturers, we really want to find new and original products from individuals which they think could improve the lives of millions of ordinary people - whether it's how we work and play, relax, eat, stay healthy, save energy or heat our homes,” says series executive producer Dan Adamson of programme makers TwoFour.  “The series is a great opportunity to give budding entrepreneurs a national audience for their creations."
Jeremy Davies, marketing director of E.ON’s Energy Solutions business, said: “At E.ON, we’re on a mission to get the nation energy fit and we’re committed to being a leading force behind innovations in the energy industry.  It’s vital that everyone understands the importance of energy and that’s why we’re searching for cutting edge developments which will provide new and unique ways to help customers become more energy efficient.”
How to enter
Do you have a brand new creation that could change the way Britain’s families live? Do you think you can help our family to save energy or improve everyday life with your invention? Whether you’re a first time creator, a seasoned entrepreneur or just simply want to share a great idea, the producers want to hear from you.

Click here for application details. The deadline for entries is Thursday 30 June 2011

Future Family will air on Channel 4 later this year and will be Channel 4’s first peak-time Advertiser Funded Programme.

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