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Announcing: $10,500 in Funding Allocated to Support 14 Campaigns at First-Ever Invent for Humanity Event

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The Center for Applied Innovation Announces $10,500 in Funding Allocated Toward 14 Campaigns During the Invent for Humanity™ Technology Transfer Exchange Fair March 2, 2012 (Chicago, IL) – The Center for Applied Innovation, a Chicago based 501(C)3 non-profit organization, announced … Continue reading

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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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Announcing a Collaboration to Fund Kopernik Campaigns at Invent for Humanity

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The Center for Applied Innovation Announces Ten Kopernik Campaigns in Conjunction with the Invent for Humanity™ Technology Transfer Exchange Fair January 24, 2011 (Geneva, Switzerland) – The Center for Applied Innovation, a Chicago based 501(C)3 non-profit organization, announced today a … Continue reading

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2012 Invent for Humanity Speakers

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Learn more about our 2012 speakers Aya Caldwell, Program Manager, Center for Global Health Hector Chagoya, Vice-President, LES Mexico Thomas Hurst, Graduate Student, California State University, Los Angeles Alison Kuhlmann, Marketing Manager, Q Drum Samuel E. Landsberger, Sc.D., Professor of … Continue reading

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2012 Invent for Humanity Event Agenda

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Arrival Day | January 23, 2012 18:00-20:00 Opening Cocktail Reception Invent for Humanity 2012 First Day | January 24, 2012 7:30-8:30 Opening Breakfast 8:30-8:45 Welcome Remarks from LESI President James E. Malackowski 8:45-9:30 Global IP Policy Outlook 9:30-10:45 Global IP … Continue reading

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Announcing a Collaboration with Solar Sister for Girl Empowerment

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The Center for Applied Innovation Announces Solar Sister Girl Empowerment Campaign in Conjunction with the Invent for Humanity™ Technology Transfer Exchange Fair January 16, 2011 (Chicago, IL) – The Center for Applied Innovation, a Chicago based 501(C)3 non-profit organization, announced … Continue reading

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Announcing a Collaboration with California State University

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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY AND THE CENTER FOR APPLIED INNOVATION ANNOUNCE A COLLABORATION TO ADDRESS WATER CHALLENGES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES December 6, 2011 (Chicago, IL) – California State University and the Center for Applied Innovation, a Chicago based 501(C)3 non-profit organization, … Continue reading

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Invent for Humanity Founder Participates in WEF Summit on the Global Agenda 2011

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Jim Malackowski, Founder of Invent for Humanity, traveled to Abu Dhabi to participate in the World Economic Forum (WEF) Summit on the Global Agenda 2011 scheduled for October 10-11. The Summit on the Global Agenda is an annual global brainstorming … Continue reading

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Switching on to solar – goodbye kerosene

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This morning I received WIPO Magazine via email and one of the featured stories immediately struck me as interesting – “Switching on to solar – goodbye kerosene“. WIPO (the World Intellectual Property Organization) recently held a Conference on Innovation and … Continue reading

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