Through her Naked Writer project Silvia Hartmann aims to complete a novel in front of an online audience using Google Drive.
The Coming Up Short Handed project hopes to develop open source prosthetics, enabling access for those who can’t afford commercial products.
The Egyptian government is calling on citizens to come up with a way to solve the capital’s traffic problems through the Cairo Transport App Challenge.
FLOAT is an initiative to teach residents of Beijing how to build and use kites equipped with air pollution monitors.
Textizen is a nonprofit civic-minded system by which citizens can respond via text message to quick polls posted around the city.
Ubi enables homeowners to control their house and access the internet through vocal cues.
Velopresso is now offering mobile coffee which is powered by the bicycle wheels the machine sits upon.
Zahra Aljabri, the founder of women’s fashion label Mode-sty, which focuses on conservative yet stylish items shares her entrepreneurial words of wisdom.
The BD Bacatá project aims to hand over power to the future inhabitants of a skyscraper by getting them to invest in its development.
TruthMarket is a platform where users can pledge to pay for others to find evidence for or against the unverified statements of public and influential figures.
The Field Power Desk from KANZ Outdoors is a portable freestanding workspace that includes power outlets.
MoGo Sport is offering flavored mouthguards to help increase the number of kids wearing them during physical activity.
The Ma! Iwaidja app hopes to boost knowledge of Iwaidja in order to keep the at-risk language thriving.
Prepared.ly is a web and mobile application that helps households organize efforts to make their home less susceptible to wildfires as well as set up custom alerts.
The Tufts Obesity Clinic for Animals in Massachusetts is offering a tailored weight loss program for flabby dogs and cats.
mWater is an app that allows those in the developing world to help keep tabs on local water sources.
The UK-based Hot Tub Cinema could encourage city dwellers to grab their swimwear before heading to a viewing.
OwnFone is a mini, lightweight, and customizable low-cost mobile phone that focuses on simplicity and ease of use.
Clear Health Costs lets users know what others are paying for medical treatment across in New York so they don’t pay over the odds.
Work+ uses GPS to direct freelancers to the nearest venues that cater to their working needs.
Cardrops is a system whereby car owners’ trunks act as a safe locker for the delivery of packages ordered online.
The Roominate range of dolls’ houses aims to get young girls interested in science and technology.