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.
Kerala-based social venture Innovation eXperience is offering entrepreneurs kitted-out workstations to create eco electronic products, as well as the training and finance to market them.
India-based holiday booking site MakeMyTrip is now enabling consumers to arrange a bus journey across the country with just a couple of text messages.
The Water Bench is a Dutch-Chinese innovation that puts the furniture to work during heavy rain, collecting rainwater to irrigate the parks they sit in during drier spells.
SpiceJet now allows customers to book the seat next to them for a nominal fee when their flight hasn’t reached capacity.
KidZania Mumbai has teamed up with India’s YES BANK to get visitors roleplaying as bank tellers in order to teach them about the finance skills they will need later in life.
Mumbai-based startup 3 Other Things wants to allow consumers to search and buy from multiple retailers’ online and offline inventories from a single location.
Medeel.com offers a service that matches those in need of surgery with customized care packages based on their medical records.