The Copenhagen Wheel fits onto any bike and captures energy from the rider’s cycling, offering a power boost when they need it for harder inclines later on.
Beijing-based Plugaway enables consumers to simply plug an adapter into each power socket to turn whatever’s connected into a smart device.
Community Shop is a supermarket that sells discounted branded products that don’t meet high street chain standards only to families receiving government welfare.
Chüne is a smart speaker that curates playlists taking into account people’s different music tastes, as well as the vibe of the occasion.
La Petite Syrah Café in France has introduced a tiered payment system that leaves impolite customers paying more for their coffee than those who treat staff with respect.
Currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, myLIFTER is a smart variation of the garage pulley system that is raised and lowered through the user’s mobile device.
Friendshippr is an app that keeps track of contacts’ travel plans to allow users to ‘crowdship’ goods through them.
Germany-based search engine Ecosia enables users to generate income for rainforest programs by directing ad revenue to charities.
iLab Haiti uses 3D printing to create on-demand resources for healthcare providers and community projects in a country still recovering from the 2010 earthquake.
Uncoverage is a comprehensive crowdfunded journalism platform that enables readers to regularly support the journalists they admire, and back investigations into the fields they think need covering.
The Zepp range of sensors is helping golf, baseball and tennis players to improve their swing with real-time feedback on their performance.
Sweden’s Arlanda Airport has created the Local’s Guide — using real-time Instagrams by city residents to enable visitors to discover new locations through a personalized travel guide.
Pet-Remote aims to make communication less frustrating for both humans and their dogs, with a collar that vibrates to let the animals know what their owner wants.
The ILIAD Project is employing citizens to help out in the field of antibacterial research by using pre-packed kits to perform their own trials at home.
Lost & Found pop-up store in the Netherlands is now turning unclaimed goods into new products to sell.
Luna aims to provide the evening delivery service that many major retailers don’t.
Brown University scientists have developed a baby crying analysis system that can help diagnose illnesses from the acoustic quality of the cry alone.
German company Kaldewei has developed the SOUND WAVE bathtub system, which connects to music sources to act as a large speaker, soothing users with the vibrations.
NUVIZ Ride:HUD offers a head up display that overlays pertinent, real-time data onto motorcycle riders’ helmet visors.
We caught up with the President and co-founder of the innovation-embracing startup Tribesports to find out how she helped build a business that is challenging even the most established sports brands.
Uncharted Play is back with the PULSE — a jump rope that stores the energy of each skip, which can be used later to power electronic devices.
Drop ‘Til You Shop is a store where the price of each item falls every second until buyers freeze it at the price they want to pay — but in order to win they have to do it before the limited stock runs out.