Tag: SoaPen

Team SoaPen: From Paper to Prototype

Team SoaPen: From Paper to Prototype

By: Team SoaPen In Our Wildest Dreams The four of us had just graduated from design school specializing in Industrial Design. We asked ourselves and each other, “What’s next?” We felt the post-graduation vacuum of no creative stimulation – the lack of space and projects. We were no longer able […]

November 2015 Recap: Must-Read Stories

November 2015 Recap: Must-Read Stories

By Pilar Lagos Hi there UNICEFStories Readers. This was a busy month. In case you missed our latest blogs, here’s a recap of some of the top stories published on UNICEF Innovation’s blog during November. Click away: Stories about the Global Innovations for Children and Youth Summit Why 500 change-makers […]

Wearables for good: Why are tech companies altruistic?

Wearables for good: Why are tech companies altruistic?

Many tech companies are putting people before profits with wearable tech for good projects. Because wearables can be so specific and so powerful, the potential for non-consumer innovation is astounding. One high profile initiative is UNICEF’s Wearables for Good challenge which recently awarded $15,000 prizes plus incubation and mentoring to […]

Soap crayons for kids and a baby necklace that holds medical records: Unicef unveils toddler technology it hopes can save lives

Soap crayons for kids and a baby necklace that holds medical records: Unicef unveils toddler technology it hopes can save lives

Original article published on 12 November 2015 on The Daily Mail. Written by Stacy Liberatore for Dailymail.com. To read the original article, click here. Kushi Baby and SoaPen announced as winners in the ‘Wearables for Good’ and both teams were awarded $15,000 to assist with production The challenge had 2,000 registrants that […]