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Top Ten Innovation Report for April

Work & Lifestyle

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.


In the Top Ten Innovation Report, we present a digestible run down of the best innovations from the last four weeks. Published monthly these reports are a quick and pain free way to stay up to date on the latest innovations, and are included as a part of a Springwise Access account.

*Note that to read some of the linked articles, a Springwise Access account is required.

1 Top 10 Sustainable Energy innovations from the last 12 months

We have put together the top sustainable energy innovations from the past year, designed to give you plenty of fresh inspiration for the future.

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2 Pigeons monitor air pollution in London

Pigeon Air Patrol uses tiny pigeon-mounted backpacks to crowdsource air quality, and users can tweet their closest bird to get the data.

Read more about Pigeon Patrol »

3 Online ratings turned into one reputation score

Deemly gives users one reliable, shareable ‘trustworthiness’ rating based on all of their online P2P accounts.

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4 Sponsored apps exchange free data for usage

mCent app store rewards users with mobile data when they download and use sponsored apps.

Read more about mCent »

5 Social media platform is tailored especially for brands

Tagly is a social media app specifically designed for brands to showcase their content to users.

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6 Big data program predicts what events are affecting businesses

PredictHQ uses data to predict trends and show what global and local events are affecting businesses.

Read more about PredictHQ »

7 Fully automated apartment lets users live like The Jetsons

Brain of Things is creating apartments that are purpose-built for IoT devices and appliances.

Read more about Brain of Things »

8 Button can order anything from delivery pizza to groceries

Kwik can be installed in homes for instant reordering of regularly used services, from diapers to takeaways meals.

Read more about Kwik »

9 Solar smartphone screens can recharge batteries

Sunpartner Technologies and Kyocera have developed a photovoltaic screen that enables smartphone touch screens to generate solar power and recharge.

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10 Unused mobile data can be turned into monetary donations

Three Sweden is inviting customers to donate the monetary equivalent of their leftover 4G data to UNHCR to help to their work in Syria.

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