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Government innovation—isn’t that an oxymoron?

September 7, 2018

Spotlight

Former Chief Innovation Officer and author of the bestselling book Sustainovation, Nick Kittle shares his expertise on how governments can develop sustained innovation programmes.

Life Cycle Innovation Conference

August 29, 2018

Events

Part of the Life Cycle Initiative, the conference explores innovative approaches and methods to address the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), along with products and services that will help transition towards a more sustainable world.

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Calling all social entrepreneurs: achieving sustainable development through open innovation

May 9, 2018

Innovation Factory

As part of their mission to drive progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UK’s DFID and Unilever have launched an open call for social enterprises to share their ideas, harnessing the power of open innovation through the TRANSFORM initiative.

International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment (SEEME)

July 26, 2017

Events

This conference offers a platform for worldwide researchers and scientists from academia, industry and government to discuss proposals and disseminate results on sustainable energy and materials and its impact on engineering and our Environment. The formation of lasting productive partnerships between the participants is also an objective of this conference. This research conference is open […]

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EIT Climate-KIC hackathon 2017 opens applications for city hosts

May 18, 2017

Events

The Climate-KIC Climathon, a global 24-hour climate change hackathon promoted by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT), is looking for cities to host the event on 27 October.

Gartner Customer Experience & Technologies Summit

May 10, 2017

Events

Customer experience is at the very top of everyone’s priority list in 2017 – from the CEO to the CMO to the CIO. The emergence of new channels, new customer behaviors, new design breakthroughs, new customer expectations and new sources of customer data offer new opportunities to improve the CX and deliver sustainable competitive advantage. […]

Look for fantastic innovating people to make impacts on people's life

17 pioneering solutions for social and environmental challenge

April 13, 2017

Innovation Factory

Drones that deliver vaccines, medicine and blood transfusions in rural Rwanda, and a project that seeks to eradicate poaching by giving farmers education and access to premium markets for their products, are some of the winners of the Schwab Foundation’s 2017 Social Entrepreneurs awards.

R&D Innovation Summit

March 15, 2017

Events

This year, the R&D Innovation Summit will bring more leaders together who have been implementing successful R&D, developing innovation programs and supporting their company’s future development. Over the 2 days it will give you the knowledge to implement real techniques and strategies into your daily work.

Ocean intoxicated by plastic get a second life

Mobile phones and plastic removed from beaches get a second life

February 23, 2017

Innovation Factory

Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic winners will take home a new and unique sort of medal, made from the small amounts of precious metals that can be found in mobile phones and small appliances.

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Innovation at your feet

December 14, 2016

Innovation Factory

Wearing recycled plastic on your feet has never been more fashionable. Both Nike and Adidas have developed innovative and sustainable techniques to create footwear from reprocessed plastic, and now a new US startup is selling shoes knitted from cast-off bottles.