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Tsinghua University and UNICEF Host Youth Innovation Forum to Inspire New Ideas for Disadvantaged Children Around the World

Tsinghua University and UNICEF Host Youth Innovation Forum to Inspire New Ideas for Disadvantaged Children Around the World

Original article posted on 19 October, 2015 on the Jakarta Post. To read the original article, click here.  BEIJING, Oct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The inaugural Tsinghua-UNICEF Youth Innovation Forum ignited forward-looking conversations and helped build networks between young people from China and the global South as well as private sector […]

Building Innovation Capability in UNICEF

Building Innovation Capability in UNICEF

By Harald Dean, Master student of Innovation studies at the University of Oslo Twitter: @haralddean     UNICEF’s Innovation Unit in New York works in mainstreaming the skills and competencies of innovation across the organization. In my qualitative case study, I examine the (possible) ripple effects of the unit’s work. […]

A Grand Unveiling: Inside the Big Ideas Hatched at Singularity University’s 2015 Graduate Studies Program

A Grand Unveiling: Inside the Big Ideas Hatched at Singularity University’s 2015 Graduate Studies Program

The original article was published on Singularity University’s Hub on 23 August 2015. Written by Alison E. Berman. To read the original article, click here.  Only 10 weeks ago, 80 individuals from 43 countries around the world arrived on Singularity University’s campus here in Silicon Valley to embark on SU’s flagship Graduate […]

Researching Innovation Labs #3: Innovation culture

Researching Innovation Labs #3: Innovation culture

By Louise Bloom and Romy Faulkner  On the last blog post, we looked at ways that innovation labs operate differently from general UN agencies. We have observed two ways in which innovation labs are striving towards their goal of creating change by testing and applying new approaches, products and services. We’ll call them ‘innovation […]