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1001 Inventions – The Award Winning Global Brand

1001 Inventions is a science and cultural heritage brand that's loved and trusted by family audiences around the world. Educational properties include: exhibits, books, characters, image library, school materials and toys – all supported by a 5-year global marketing campaign.

We aim to build profitable, longterm partnerships with like-minded international educational pioneers, and our content has been utilised by household names like National Geographic, the BBC, New York Hall of Science, California Science Center, London Science Museum and numerous other British science centres. We welcome enquiries from licensees, publishers, merchandise manufacturers and retailers interested in introducing our brand and wide range of IP content to new audiences. Partners enjoy the opportunity of leveraging and building upon our growing global success

  • Brand reaches over 200 million people worldwide
  • Award-winning films seen by over 33 million viewers
  • Blockbuster exhibitions visited by over 6 million people
  • Over 200,000 worldwide book sales
  • Over 16.5 million website visitors.
  • Over 2,5 million registered member fan base
  • Media Coverage in 78 countries
  • 27 International Awards

Our Partners include: 

  • Governments
  • Corporations
  • Schools and Universities
  • Publishers
  • Science Centres
  • Film and Event Producers
  • Manufacturers
  • Design and Architectural

Brand Profile

1001 Inventions is one of the world’s leading education brands, encompassing blockbuster exhibitions, award winning films, live science shows, extensive image libraries, best-selling books, and a range of unique characters and merchandise.

Already a household name across the Muslim world, 1001 Inventions introduces you to extraordinary men and women from Muslim civilisation whose ingenious inventions and scientific skills are the cornerstones of our modern world.

1001 Inventions appeals to a broad family audience and has produced content targeting school children as well as adults. The registered fanbase is heavily skewed towards the under 30s, and significant brand awareness already exists in the USA, Middle East, Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

The brand has been endorsed worldwide by politicians, celebrities, heads of state, heads of museums, education ministers, cultural ministers and government departments.

Brand Partners

We have worked with the world’s biggest names in science education and entertainment including:



National Geographic


Science Museum London


New York Hall of Science




California Science Center




Edinburgh Science Festival


Cheltenham Science Festival


Wellcome Trust UK


The Foreign and Commonwealth Office




The Home Office


The Scottish Government


The British Science Association


National Museum Wales

Glasgow Science Centre


Museum Of Croydon 




Thinktank Birmingham

 The Museum of Science and Industry Manchester


Brand Assets

Publishing: Our flagship book 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage In Our World, published in 2006 in English, received international academic acclaim selling more than 200,000 copies. Arabic and Turkish versions of the book are on sale, and further translation opportunities are available through our Commercial Team.

1001 Inventions Books

As part of our curriculum enrichment programme, and with the support of academic and governmental bodies, we have distributed classroom products across the UK.

1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization

The official children’s companion to the exhibition produced by National Geographic for ages 8-12 uses the winning formula of facts, photos and fun. Each page is packed with information on little-known history of Muslim civilization, showing how their achievements still apply to our world today.

For more information please click here.

Film: 1001 Inventions has produced numerous educational videos. Our first short film “1001 Inventions and The Library of Secrets” is a ground-breaking cinematic piece, starring Sir Ben Kingsley, that has received more than twenty prestigious International film awards including “Best Film” recognition at Cannes and the New York Film Festival. This short movie has been viewed by five million people online and serves as an introduction to the 1001 inventions initiative.

1001 Inventions and The Library of Secrets

We have a thousand years of stories still to be told and we aim to produce a slate of films bringing life to this important, yet forgotten, era of human history.

Merchandise: 1001 Inventions produces a range of branded educational merchandise catering for a wide age range. 1001 Inventions products support and enhance the brand and the heritage it represents through educational gameplay and learning.

Characters: Scientists, inventors, medics, engineers and mathematicians of all faiths and cultures across Muslim civilisation, worked together in harmony for the betterment of society and shaped the way we live today. 1001 Inventions celebrates these men and women, often referred to as ‘Heroes of the Golden Age’, as they are synonymous with the brand and heritage it represents. These characters each have an astounding story to tell about their lives, their accomplishments and their impact on our modern world. 1001 Inventions brings these characters to life through our films, books and blockbuster touring exhibitions. Animated versions of these historical characters are shown below.

Exhibition: 1001 Inventions has produced numerous blockbuster exhibitions, attracting millions of visitors across the USA, Europe and the Middle East.

The flagship 1001 Inventions exhibitions have received endorsement from heads of state, academics, diplomats, education ministries and enjoyed positive media coverage in every territory it has toured, and VVIP support at every opening ceremony.

1001 Inventions shows and exhibitions are currently touring the US and Middle Eastern markets, and opportunities exist to license the exhibition content for exhibition tours in other territories.

Licensees receive the following:

• Exclusive rights to usage of the brand in your chosen territory
• Blue prints for the 1000 sqm 1001 Inventions exhibition
• Design Templates for all 60+ exhibits
• All exhibition text and image content
• Multimedia license for the exhibition's games and software
• A full Brand and Marketing tool-kit

Sample Layout


Our Books for Schools Programme is designed for individual and corporate philanthropists who wish to directly support the educational mission of 1001 Inventions. Through this programme you or your organization can sponsor the purchase and distribution of 1001 Inventions books and classroom materials to schools, colleges and universities within the territory of your choice.

Download our Teachers’ Pack

Contact Us

We are seeking partners in Education, Film, Animation, Art, Publishing, Live Events, Science Centres, Real-Estate Development, Apparel, Digital Content Creation, Digital Gaming and Innovative Toys.

Contact our Commercial Team for more information about the 1001 Inventions brand and licensing programme and to discuss how we can work together: