SmallBizPod #90 – interview with Sunil Kadri of Optoswim, the fish gym entrepreneur

Fascinating interview with O2 X award winner Sunil Kadri on taking an innovative idea from the research lab to market, IP, patents, funding and the fish gym.

By Alex Bellinger
2nd October 2009 at 7:15 pm

This week SmallBizPod #90, the small business podcast, includes an interview with O2 X best male entrepreneur of the year, Sunil Kadri of Optoswim on bringing an extraordinary innovation from university research lab to market – the story of the fish gym.

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● Alex on what’s coming up in the podcast this week.


● Thanks to for their sponsorship SmallBizPod and an offer for SmallBizPod readers and listeners to claim a free audio book of their choice by signing up to a 14 day trial with Audible. Thanks too to XLN Telecom for sponsoring. As specialists in the small business telecoms and broadband market, they have some great deals for your business and focus on superb customer service too.

● Interview with Sunil Kadri of Optoswim on winning the O2 X awards 2009 for best male entrepreneur. Alex and Sunil talk about developing and commercialising an innovation from university laboratory through to market, the importance of IP and patents, funding, grants and Sunil’s own personal journey as entrepreneur and academic. Packed with advice for anyone who has invented a product they’d like to turn into a business and a fascinating insight into the ‘fish gym’, its implications and the size of the market it can reach. Inspiring, if unusual.

●Music with thanks to IODA Promonet The Phenomenal Handclap Band
“15 to 20 (feat. Lady Tigra)”
from “The Phenomenal Handclap Band”
(Friendly Fire Recordings)

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