Innovation brokerage

Working with Nesta and 100%Open, we developed a framework to better understand innovation brokerage and how emerging digital technologies are changing the way it’s done.

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Prioritising problems for public engagement

We helped the Public Engagement team at Wellcome confidently select an important problem that could benefit from their focus on collective missions.

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EdTech Testbeds

When it comes to educational technology, evidence can be hard to find. Working with Nesta and Prof. Mike Sharples, we proposed four models to build evidence for informing EdTech decisions.

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Flying High

Drone tech promises widespread change, but local impacts. Working with Nesta, we helped five UK cities prioritise their needs and design a future with drones that works for their communities.

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Global CoLab

With up to 7000 miles between collaborators in the UK, Egypt, and Indonesia, the Global CoLab needed a focus that would assemble and activate the right community.

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SoilCards are paper tests that make soil-nutrient analysis easy, quick, and affordable to smallholder farmers who don’t have access to soil-testing laboratories.

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Sequence Bundles

Sequence Bundles is a visualisation method developed in collaboration with the Goldman Group at EMBL-EBI that offers a new way to uncover patterns in biological data.

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Gender-Based Violence in Humanitarian Emergencies

Designing innovation challenges to improve Gender-Based Violence interventions in humanitarian emergencies for the Humanitarian Innovation Fund.

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WASH Challenges

Defining and designing five innovation challenges in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector for the Humanitarian Innovation Fund.

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Tech Prizes for Horizon 2020

Researching and designing a series of 10 tech challenge prizes for the European Commission's Horizon 2020 programme.

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Ctrl Group

Together with Eclipse Experience we apply a design-led research process to develop healthcare interventions that are effective, engaging and safe.

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As lead research partner for the Longitude Prize 2014 we engaged with over 170 global experts and stakeholders to help design the six challenge candidates for the main prize.

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Arsenic Biosensor Collaboration

The Arsenic Biosensor Collaboration is working to develop a biosensor kit that can test for arsenic ground water contamination.

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