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Open data for transit app developers

Transitland’s Mapzen Turn-by-Turn routing service is now capable of mapping travel in more than 200 regions worldwide.

Origami biobattery is powered by dirty water

Researchers have developed a disposable biobattery shaped like a ninja star, which can provide power out in the field for up to 20 minutes.

Power plant doubles as an observation tower

The clean energy Lausward Power Plant in Dusseldorf is also a tourist attraction with an epic view.

5 strategies to keep employees happy

We’ve select five of the best Springwise innovations, as discovered by our global Springspotter network, that are designed to keep employees happy and engaged in the long term.

Top 10 Ideas from the Innovation Culture Bulletin

We present the top 10 learnings from our Innovation Culture Bulletin, which help employees feel productive, motivated and ready to innovate.

Free tech training for veterans

VETT aims to improve the lives and prospects of vets through community support and technology education.

Championship tennis balls are upcycled speakers

HearO is a wireless Bluetooth speaker housed inside an iconic, used Slazenger championship tennis ball.

Fin Tech startup offers eye-scanning identification

EyeVerify takes the prints of eyes and turns the microfeatures, such as veins, into an encryption, providing yet another method for biometric security.

Six-pack ring feeds, rather than kills, marine life

Florida’s Saltwater Brewery has created the world’s first sustainable, edible six-pack ring designed to save the lives of millions of sea creatures.