Monthly Archives: February 2012

Patents for Humanity – New USPTO Humanitarian Initiative

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On Wednesday I watched as David Kappos announced the USPTO’s new humanitarian initiative – Patents for Humanity. “Innovation is 99% about failure, which is expensive,” Kappos said. He’s completely right. It is difficult to disseminate knowledge due to the high … Continue reading

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Solar Sister Girl Empowerment Program

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The second campaign was developed by Solar Sister to empower girls by providing them with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education through deliberate strategies to connect learning to real-life experiences. Incorporating technology, including solar powered products from d.light, Barefoot Energy and Nokero, Solar Sister teaches business skills and provides expanded access to clean energy technologies that enhance educational performance. Continue reading

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