Design Museum Dharavi is a mobile platform for local makers to connect with clients, run workshops and promote social change in the Indian ‘slum’.
Studio Roosegaarde has developed a wind-powered tower that sucks in smog from the air, and uses the particles to make jewelry.
The Netherlands city is trialling traffic light sensors, which limit cyclist waiting times to 40 seconds when it’s raining.
Sustainable energy provider Qurrent is collaborating with Jora Entertainment on plans for the world’s first sustainable theme park.
Dutch supermarket staff are keeping an eye out for signs of loneliness or neglect in older customers as part of the Super Care initiative.
Leakserv is a Dutch startup dedicated to erasing non-consensual, explicit material from the web.
CityHub rooms can be customized by an app, which also enables self service check-in and community messaging.
Tetris House offers window-walled blocks that are configurable and can be added to with additional features.
Post-Couture produces editable clothing designs, which consumers can print and self-assemble at their local makerspace.
Kimbow is an interactive dress that reacts to the movements of the wearer and changes shade according to their posture.
Foodsy is a new self-service eatery that does away with staff altogether — diners cook, serve and pay themselves instead.
Stream offers app developers streaming frameworks and functionality support for building an experience-enhancing newsfeed.
iSPEX-EU saw thousands of air pollution measurements taken by European citizens using their smartphones over a six week research period.
The Lumiguide system uses cameras to monitor bicycle parks and informs cyclists of empty spaces.
Humanitas Residential Care Centre, gives free accommodation to students, in exchange for 30 hours of voluntary work in the home every week.
The Things Network is helping to build free city-wide internet in Amsterdam, without the use of wifi or 3G.
Ijburg Serveert celebrated the district’s thriving culture of peer-to-peer sharing with a pop-up restaurant serving only home cooked food.
Jira Jira Collective’s modular skatepark is made up of nine mobile structures that can be added to existing objects in the city to create temporary obstacles.
Daniel de Bruin’s Analogue 3D Printer is a hand-powered machine, which helps him embrace new tech while retaining traditional craftsmanship in his products.
Wasted is a community project that lets citizens exchange their plastic waste for local rewards, and recycles the rubbish into versatile building blocks.
SOAK is a sweat-sensitive textile coating which can be applied to workout clothes, to provide visual cues about hydration levels.
Yellow Backie is an Amsterdam initiative which encourages visitors to get a free ride on the luggage rack of a local’s bicycle.