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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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6-month heads up! The Global Health & Innovation Conference is April 21 & 22 2012

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We’re telling you six months in advance, so mark your calendars (get a lower registration rate if you register by October 31st)! Held April 21 & 22 at Yale University, New Haven Connecticut, the Global Health & Innovation Conference is … Continue reading

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Celebrate International Day of Rural Women with Invent for Humanity, Kopernik & Q Drum

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The International Day of Rural Women creates awareness of the importance of women in rural communities where they are often the sole gathers of food and water and the challenges that they face in these responsibilities. Invent for Humanity is … Continue reading

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October 13th is the International Day for Disaster Reduction

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The UN has declared October 13th as the International Day for Disaster Reduction. The goal of this day is to raise awareness and commitment for sustainable development practices that will increase safety and wellness of citizens and reduce the risk of … 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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Maternal and Child Health Technologies, AYZH and Embrace Global, Compete for the INDEX Design to Improve Life Award

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Every year, an estimated 358,000 mothers die from complications during child birth and 8.1 million children die before their fifth birthday. The vast majority of these maternal and child deaths occur in the world’s poorest countries (ONE). If women had … Continue reading

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Back to School; Education in Least Developed Countries

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Universal primary education is one of the eight Millennium Development Goals and great improvements have been achieved in the past decade, yet a great deal remains to be done. According to the United Nations: About 69 million school-age children are … Continue reading

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DESIGN TO IMPROVE LIFE! Vote Now!

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Three Invent for Humanity participating organizations included in the finalist round of the INDEX: awards. INDEX: Award is the world’s largest monetary prize for design. What sets the INDEX: Award apart from other design awards is its focus on “Design … Continue reading

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Introducing: the Q Drum Manufacturing Campaign

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Our first manufacturing campaign, in collaboration with Q Drum, seeks to establish a licensing agreement for the manufacture of Q Drum technology in Mexico and the Philippines. This is a sneak peek into the inner-workings and progress of our first … Continue reading

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