Back to top

Southern Asia

Lab Notes - February 2015 Edition
Cities

Lab Notes - February 2015 Edition

Brought to you by Nesta, GovLab, MaRS, MindLab and SIX; Lab Notes is a loose network of labs, units and teams working to support public sector innov…
SIX
28 January 2015
Learn More
What does it take to scale social impact?
Capacity Building

What does it take to scale social impact?

Twenty years ago, Indian activist Arbind Singh pleaded with local officials to address the issues facing the urban poor. The state government of Bih…
15 October 2014Maria A. May, Amanda J. Misiti, Ishtiaque Hussain, Asif Saleh at BRAC
Learn More
Making it Big: Strategies for scaling social innovations
Capacity Building

Making it Big: Strategies for scaling social innovations

This Nesta report Making it Big: Strategies for Scaling Social Innovations aims to help social innovators consider the best options for scaling up t…
15 July 2014Madeleine Gabriel at Nesta
Learn More
IIT-Madras Conducts a Five-day Summer Camp for School Students on Social Innovation
Capacity Building

IIT-Madras Conducts a Five-day Summer Camp for School Students on Social Innovation

Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a research institution in the area of Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship under IIT-Madras, Ch…
9 June 2014New Indian Express
Learn More
Designing a Social Innovation Exchange for India
Collaboration

Designing a Social Innovation Exchange for India

by Ipsita Mitra from Design Public Design Public is a series of conversations about design and innovation in the public interest. The Social Innovat…
17 March 2014Ipsita Mitra
Learn More
A Different Type Of Schooling Is Paving The Way In Mumbai
Education

A Different Type Of Schooling Is Paving The Way In Mumbai

This article is written by Maryanna Abdo as part of the Social Life of Cities series.“I will play with clay.” The words are written carefully in…
27 September 2013Maryanna Abdo
Learn More
Gururaj Deshpande and the Social Innovation Sandbox
Article

Gururaj Deshpande and the Social Innovation Sandbox

Via Times of India ByShilpa Phadnis & Sujit John BANGALORE: Gururaj 'Desh'Deshpandeis an Indian American investor, best known forcofoundingSycam…
13 August 2013Shilpa Phadnis & Sujit John
Learn More
National Innovation Foundation
Finance

National Innovation Foundation

Background Established in February 2000 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, by the Department of Science and Technology (India), NIF is an autonomous body…
13 March 2013National Innovation Foundation
Learn More
Honey Bee Network
Collaboration

Honey Bee Network

Background Established in 1986-87, The Honey Bee Network (HBN) is a volunteer based network that seeks innovative ideas and Traditional Knowledge (T…
13 March 2013Honey Bee Network (HBN)
Learn More
Design Thinking for Social Innovation
Citizen Participation

Design Thinking for Social Innovation

Designers have traditionally focused on enhancing the look and functionality of products. Recently, they have begun using design techniques to tackl…
26 November 2012Tim Brown & Jocelyn Wyatt
Learn More

Pages