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UNICEF Innovation Fund: TeliportMe

UNICEF Innovation Fund: TeliportMe

On 05 April 2018, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces 6 new investments in open source technology solutions – TeliportMe is among one of six new portfolio companies to receive investment. TeliportMe joins a cohort of companies developing solutions using Virtual and Augmented Reality. The UNICEF Innovation Fund invests in technology […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund: Thinking Machines

UNICEF Innovation Fund: Thinking Machines

On 05 April 2018, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces 6 new investments in open source technology solutions –Thinking Machines is among one of six new portfolio companies to receive investment. Thinking Machines will join a cohort of companies working on solutions using data science and artificial intelligence. The UNICEF Innovation […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund: Suzhou Crenovator Lab Corp.

UNICEF Innovation Fund: Suzhou Crenovator Lab Corp.

On 05 April 2018, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces 6 new investments in open source technology solutions – Suzhou Crenovator Lab Corp. is among one of six new portfolio companies to receive investment. Suzhou Crenovator Lab Corp. joins a cohort of companies developing solutions using Virtual and Augmented Reality. The […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund: Dymaxion labs

UNICEF Innovation Fund: Dymaxion labs

On 05 April 2018, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces 6 new investments in open source technology solutions – Dymaxion Labs is among one of six new portfolio companies to receive investment. Dymaxion Labs will join a cohort of companies working on solutions using data science and artificial intelligence. The UNICEF […]

The Sehat Appa programme delivers menstrual hygiene training to community health workers in marginalized communities and delivers accurate information to young girls and women in the community. The programme aims to reach more than 300,000 girls and women with knowledge to on building good habits. © UNICEF/Pakistan/2018

Design for girls, by girls. Period.

By Gloria Lihemo and Rosemary Arnott Solutions should always be grounded in the people who use them. This is the value of “human-centered design”, an approach UNICEF is using to complement traditional expert- and research-based thinking. By understanding the people who will use the solutions — their wants and needs — […]

Unicef & Arm: Working to Improve the Lives of Children in Cities

Unicef & Arm: Working to Improve the Lives of Children in Cities

The original story was published in radar sustainability Written By Matt Loose. View the original post here.  Arm, the semiconductor intellectual property supplier, and UNICEF have been working with technology since 2015 to transform the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children. Their Wearables for Good Challenge aimed to demonstrate how wearable and sensor […]

In action: AAC Cohort  startups working together to discuss the gaps and opportunities opportunities for collaboration to support the broader accessibility ecosystem. ©UNICEF/AriamMogos

Key Takeaways: UNICEF Innovation Fund Accessibility Cohort Gathering

UNICEF’s Innovation Fund goes beyond just offering seed funding to its companies. We connect them to UNICEF’s community of global experts and partners – and to each other, providing pathways to accelerate their solutions to market and connecting solutions to each other to build globally scalable platforms. On February 5-7, […]