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Labone student and employee Matt Smith wins the presigious Made in the Midlands "Young inventor of the year" award

The invention - a child seat safety device that prevents children from undoing the seat belt during car journeys.  Matt says "Winning the award and working with experienced engineers at RA Labone has helped me gain real understanding to the manufacturing world"

Matt is in the process of patenting his invention and hopes to go into partnership to speed it to market

Matt has been working at RA Labone whilst studying for his BA in Industrial Design at Derby University