Posts Categorized: Partnership

Dissolvable packaging reduces construction waste

A cement bag that dissolves in the mixer is now commercially available, helping to reduce waste throughout the construction process.

3D printed house can be built in a day

A new 3D printing method is helping provide quality housing for the developing world.

Museum collaborates with radio stations for on-the-go highway art experience

Nine-meter high replicas are positioned alongside one of the country’s main highways, with local radio stations providing commentary to encourage people to re-engage with art.

Internet-connected display is made entirely of wood

A new multi-instinctive user interface has various displays and adapts to any space by using natural materials.

Online luxury retailer launches new store concept

A new experiential store aims to replicate the best aspects of the online experience by combining technology with luxury retail shopping.

New partnership provides meals personalized to precise health needs

A partnership between a restaurant and a DNA tester allows customers to design meals tailored to their exact nutritional needs.

AR gaming app brings wild animals to life

Nairobi startup hopes its app will educate gamers about animal habits and the danger of extinction.

Airline launches crowdfunding website for flight tickets

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched by a British airline to help travel lovers get the gift they want this Christmas.

Smart prosthetic limbs have in-built sensors

New style of prosthetics are embedded with sensors that monitors the owner’s gait and provides warning of wear and tear.

Internet of Things tackles global animal poaching

The Zoological Society of London is collaborating with a non-profit to develop a sensor and satellite network.

Suncream for builders comes in free paint tins

UK retailer has teamed up with charity to develop a new suncream and raise skin cancer awareness in the construction industry.

South African drama series is entirely crafted for WhatsApp

Insurance company and advertising agency have teamed up to push their production via Whatsapp, a first for the entertainment industry in South Africa.

China 2.0: From imitation to innovation

China’s start-up scene is buzzing, with coastal cities gearing up to rival Silicon Valley. Long considered a nation of imitators rather than innovators, perceptions of the country are shifting, with investors flocking to fund innovative new Chinese tech companies.

An advertising agency is making light of air pollution in China

A Chinese advertising agency has partnered with pollution a mask manufacture to gamify the process of checking pollution levels, offering bigger discounts to the worst affected.

Wikipedia for physical objects

Moscow-based startup is creating a digital database for objects with high quality images and descriptions.

Streetlights powered by footsteps

Las Vegas has brought in streetlamps that are powered by a combination of solar and kinetic energy.