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PUBLIC SECTOR, SOCIETY

The Modern Aging

18 Jan , 2017  

The Modern Aging program is initiated and designed by the international non-profit organization, ACCESS Health International. Modern Aging helps young entrepreneurs to take their ideas from dream to reality and make them as impactful as possible. They offer a sponsored four-month innovation program filled with seminars and workshops as well as coaching and mentoring for the […]

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ECONOMY, ENVIRONMENT

FoodCycle

18 Jan , 2017  

FoodCycle is a UK charity  that combines surplus food, spare kitchen spaces and volunteers to create healthy, tasty three-course meals for people at risk of food poverty and social isolation. In September 2008, Canadian Kelvin Cheung founded FoodCycle. He decided to start the organisation after hearing about the US on-campus student service program, Campus Kitchen, […]

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Uncategorized

Open Mexico

18 Jan , 2017  

The Mexican Government has embarked on a strategy to advance the use of digital technology. Open Mexico aims for new technologies to open up information for government and citizens, helping to create better public services, promote economic growth, foster social inclusion and combat corruption. Open Mexico is developing the Open Dashboard, a platform to ask […]

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EDUCATION

Teachers pay Teachers

15 Nov , 2016  

  TeachersPayTeachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original downloadable educational materials, hard goods and used educational resources. Founded in 2006 by a teacher frustrated with the resources available to him, Teachers Pay Teachers is an open marketplace for buying and selling lessons and classroom tools. The site grew in fits and […]

EDUCATION, SOCIETY

School in the Cloud

15 Nov , 2016   Video

School in the cloud is one of the innovative idea that  made Sugat Mitra  the initiator TED Prize award 2013 .His  innovation was the effort towards advancing learning for children all over the world .The main idea behind this innovation is ,group of children if given access to the internet  can learn almost anything by […]

ECONOMY, EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENT, PUBLIC SECTOR, SOCIETY

LA 27E REGION

15 Nov , 2016   Video

La 27e Region is a “lab for public transformation” non-profit organisation working with public administrations to design public policies that are different. Through programs of action-research, the organisation tests methods and expertise from design and creative design, social sciences or amateur activities. The experience of users, civil servants and citizens is the starting point for […]

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ECONOMY, SOCIETY

Repair Cafe

15 Nov , 2016  

Repair Cafes are free meeting places  and as you can understand from the name its all about repairing things.In the Cafe a person could find any tools or materials that it needs for his/her purpose.If a visitor or customer brings a broken thing to the cafe,customer can start repairing their wares with themselves, or with […]

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ENVIRONMENT, SOCIETY

iRecycle – Fabulous recycling search engine!

15 Nov , 2016  

As we know recycling is the process of converting waste materials into new reusable objects, it helps prevent the waste of useful materials, helps to reduce the usage of raw materials, saves energy and prevents more air and water pollutions. This is the basic information that most people already know by now but not a […]

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SOCIETY

BE MY EYES

15 Nov , 2016  

Ever since I was little kid I used to remember asking my mom how do blind people manage to go through life and go out of the house when they cannot see anything? I never thought a life could be possible without seeing colors and true beauty of the world. When I heard about the […]

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ECONOMY, EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENT, PUBLIC SECTOR, SOCIETY

Going Beyond GDP: The Role of Social Innovation in Building a New Welfare State

15 Nov , 2016  

Measurement and content of economic development has been subject of intensive discussion among economists. More recently, tremendous changes in economic, social and technical areas during the last decades make it inevitable to seek new approaches to face the new challenges -let’s call it Grand Challenges- and provide sufficient and sustainable well-being to societies. On the […]