BabyLifeBox will provide an affordable solution to emergency neonatal care in regions where access to life-saving equipment is limited.
ModRoof is an affordable roofing alternative that is constructed from recycled materials including packaging and agricultural waste.
Plastics For Change is spearheading ‘fair trade’ recycling, which will see waste pickers paid fair prices for the plastic they collect.
Taxi Fabric will transform a fleet of taxis using prints created by promising young designers, to portray the power and joy of design.
Caltech’s e-toilet uses a solar powered electrochemical reactor to treat wastewater, and has sensors connected to a mobile maintenance app which alerts operators if a problem occurs.
The Eco BLAC brick is made from recycled industrial waste — an environmentally and economically sustainable alternative to clay fired bricks.
Customers of ICICI bank can now use their voice as a secure password for telephone banking.
Flipkart are partnering with the Dabbawallas of Mumbai, who will transport online purchases alongside the hot food they deliver everyday.
The Life Saving Dot is a free iodine supplement that is worn on the forehead like a bindi to prevent complications from iodine deficiencies.
Mangala Bank was set up by a group of beggars in Gaya to provide its underprivileged members with financial security in times of crisis.
CommonFloor Retina is a cardboard VR headset — part viewfinder, part Oculus Rift — which is bringing virtual reality real estate to the masses.
Khushi Baby is an inexpensive digital pendant which can store and share an infant’s medical records using near-field communication.
Haptik and Hello.de provide new platforms for digital customer service using WhatsApp-style messaging platforms.
Online marketplace SnapDeal is using an innovative method to reach the most isolated consumers in India.
Icicibankpay enables anyone with a smartphone and a Twitter account to tweet money transfers, check their bank balance and top up phone credit.
Stanford University graduates have developed Embrace Warmer, a temperature-controlling sleeping bag that can prevent hypothermia in premature babies.
Tihar Food Court is a vegetarian cafeteria in New Delhi where the food is made and served by criminals, including murderers, as part of a rehabilitation effort.
Numerics is an app that simplifies and customizes business analytics, making it easier for companies to track their numbers using mobile devices.
Kan Khajura Tesan is an always-on radio station that those in electricity-scarce locations can access by calling it on their cell phone.
Protoprint has partnered with waste picker co-operatives in India to create the world’s first fair trade 3D-printing filament.
Aarambh is using discarded cardboard waste to create school bags which unpack into small desks — designed to improve the posture of children who are used to sitting and writing on the floor.
Two ventures — Lechal and SuperShoes — are enabling anyone to turn their shoes into smart devices, using vibrations to let them know which way to turn without checking their phone.