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The Top Ten Innovation Report for August

Top Ten

Here is this month's Top Ten Innovation Report, featuring the most inspiring and popular business ideas from the Springwise Access database over the last four weeks:

1 Traveling caravans are micro-offices in the Dutch forest

KantoorKaravaans are mobile micro-offices that let office workers do their day to day business in the middle of beautiful, national parks.

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2 In Russia, holograms of disabled drivers guard their parking spaces

Russian non-profit Dislife is using projections of real disabled people to ward off people who try to take disabled spaces.

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3 Top 10 business ideas from Food & Beverage over the last 12 months

We’ve picked out our top ten Food & Beverage articles from the last 12 months on Springwise, designed to provide you with plenty of fresh inspiration for the future

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4 Block web access for all apps, except for the ones that need it

TripMode is exactly the kind of lifestyle service that telecoms and financial service providers should be paying close attention to — and possibly incorporating into their own product suite.

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5 Billboards double as roadside beds for Pakistan’s homeless laborers

MoltyFoam has created the Billbed — a billboard made of foam, which advertises the company during the day and transforms into a roadside bed at night.

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6 This app will find the nearest recycling point for almost everything

Intellibins will locate the nearest recycling bins — out of its 1,500 points in NYC — for whatever users need to recycle.

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7 Tracking tool analyzes competitors’ online strategies in real time

Kompyte lets businesses analyze their competitors’ online strategies and offers real-time feedback and data.

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8 New Zealand petrol stations sell green fuel made from beer

DB Export Brewtroleum is a biofuel made partly out of natural beer waste and it is available at Gull pumps across New Zealand.

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9 NYC gets 500 solar powered eco-friendly food trucks

MOVE Systems and the city of New York will offer the hybrid energy MRV100 food trucks to vendors for five years for no extra cost.

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10 AI tool turns complicated legal contracts into simple visual charts

Beagle is an AI-powered tool that translates contracts from elusive legal language into comprehensive visual summaries.

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