Our friends over at the Disruptive Innovation Festival have recorded a fascinating session with Jim Miller, Google’s Vice President of Global Operations, to discuss what the circular economy really means, and how Google are participating.
This week we caught up with businessman, author and philanthropist Sir Torquil Norman.
In this month’s Innovation Culture Bulletin, we’re looking at ways of using technology to enhance your creativity.
Omni is an app-based service that will pick up items for storage, create a virtual wardrobe, and help users lend out possessions to friends.
Not beating yourself up when failures and mistakes inevitably happen can have a powerful impact on the way you work.
Launch of a robotic storage unit, which aims to rival Amazon Lockers.
Guardioes de Saude — Guardians of Health — is an app that monitors the spread of any viruses in Rio, so athletes and attendees of the Olympics can stay informed.
CUCAIBA and UTMO’s organ donation campaign uses mismatched taxis to spread the importance of working parts — for a car as for a human body.
In Belgium, Bringr is a peer-to-peer delivery app that lets users book a messenger, and follow their journey to the recipient.
MESH Tags enable users to assign tasks to household items, making conventional objects smart and connected.
Jooki is a music player for children that uses cute figurines, instead of screens, to play Spotify playlists, iTunes albums, audiobooks, and more.
The cardboard packaging is a key component of Waarmakers’ DIY R16 lamp.
Vinylize.it enables music fans to create custom records from any Soundcloud playlist.
Bluclub is a new car service featuring armored vehicles and drivers trained in defensive driving.
Mobike enables users to rent nearby bikes, and unlock with a QR code for RMB 1 per 30 minutes.
Grabr piggybacks existing journeys to deliver almost any item, anywhere.
Glenvill’s new plans for suburb YarraBend is hailed as the most environmentally sustainable development in the country, with inbuilt EV charging, solar roofs, Tesla batteries, and more.
We talk to the founder of Tuckrbox, a nutrition-focused, farm-to-table meal delivery that lets children plan their own lunches through an app.
Near St is a searchable database that shows inventory from local bookstores, enabling customers to collect instantly or opt for same day delivery.
In Brazil, Zeze Biscuits installed a network of soccer balls that only kids have access to.
In New Zealand, 40,000 public donations helped the government buy the NZD 2 million Awaroa Inlet, which will be turned into a national park.
Creative trashcans have been installed at Koning Willem I College to stop students from littering.