World Humanitarian Summit: Innovation Marketplace
World Humanitarian Summit: Innovation Marketplace
Can't wait to learn - E-learning platforms supporting children in conflict zones
In response to the urgent need for children in emergencies to access quality education, Can’t Wait to Learn builds on evidence-based concepts successfully piloted in Sudan (e-Learning Sudan), and will provide effective educative games for mathematics, literacy, and psychosocial support deployed via tablets to children affected by conflict, based on Ministry of Education formal and non-formal curricula.
The two product innovations developed by Tzu Chi and its partners, the Eco-Blanket and the Multipurpose Foldable Bed, were created with the principles of dignity, compassion, and humanitarian values, as well as sustainability and environmental protection, where not only do the development of the materials reduce waste and bring environmental awareness, they also are distributed at no cost during the organization’s humanitarian efforts around the world.
Making humanitarian supplies directly in the field thereby improving supply chain logistics.
Menstrual Hygiene Management in Emergencies
The IFRC project on menstrual hygiene management (MHM) in emergencies aims to improve the dignity of women and adolescent girls by introducting the inclusion of MHM kits as a specficic humanitarian relief item.
Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF)
The Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) is the country's major private sector vehicle and coordinator for disaster management that links government agencies, civil society groups and local government units, which is an embodiment of solidarity that transcends business competition and promotes the common vision to build a strong, resilient and disaster-ready Philippines.
THE Port - humanitarian technology hackathon (also known as problem solving workshops)
Bringing together interdisciplinary teams for rapid humanitarian innovation co-creation sprints
what3words is a location reference system based on a global grid of 57 trillion 3mx3m squares; each square has been pre-assigned a unique 3 word address.
Virtual training environments and simulated training materials (3D).
Virtual training environments and simulated training materials (3D) for engaging and more effective training: compliance with the laws of war, law enforcement, situations of emergencies, natural disasters, safety of personnel, access to those in need, etc.
Integrated e-Diagnostic Approach (IeDA) is a set of integrated M-Health tools designed to improve primary health care quality and accountability with automated clinical guidance and distant supervision, monitoring and performance management. It is adapted to harsh or low income contexts
Mobilising the Power of Humanity to Innovate
An interactive narrative of community driven innovations from around the world of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, where participants can also engage in real time with a range of communities to identify humanitarian challenges and propose solutions. The exhibition is a celebration of the power of communities driving their own innovation
Planet Labs is deploying the largest constellation of Earth-observation satellites in history to image the entire Earth, every day, and make change visible, accessible and actionable for those who need it most.
Addressing the Challenges of our Common Humanity through Collective Ownership of Disaster Risk Financing
The Start Network has a collective approach to disaster risk financing that uses a range of new financial products: a rapid response multi-donor pooled fund for off-the-radar, smaller scale humanitarian crises (the Start Fund); a credit facility; and parametric insurance for more effective humanitarian response and anticipation.
Early Warning and Response System (EWARS) in a box
EWARS in a box is a kit of ruggedized, field-ready equipment needed to establish disease surveillance or response activities in field settings without reliable internet or electricity.
Hands-on Tool: inclusive Humanitarian Action
The Hands-on Tool concept is a web based application (and in the future also a mobile app) for humanitarian practitioners to use in the field and contains hands-on tips and practical solutions for on the spot guidance on inclusion of disability during an emergency.
Flameless Heating Chemical for heating of ready to eat meals in outdoor evironments and sterilized ready to eat meals.
Unifood Flameless Heater Chemical is an oudoor heating solution in all weather conditions. Unifood Sterilized Ready Meals can stay 2 years in ambient conditions.
Promoting shared understanding and use of displacement data
Enabling access to and collaborative analysis of displacement data promotes its shared understanding and wider use.
Dynamic Risk & Response Information System (DRRIS) - for the Last Mile
The Dynamic Risk & Response Information System (DRRIS), particularly designed for the last-mile, is a process of dynamic risk governance and disaster response, to be delivered by an improved structure that spans communities, government and responders, towards collaborative disaster information management, risk reduction co-decision and multi-stakeholder response coordination.
Sağlam Kobi is a platform that provides disaster preparedness and awareness campaigns, trainings, and an online preparedness toolkit for small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) in Turkey while also engaging the private and public sectors and civil society organizations to collaborate together.
Digital Humanitarian Supply Chain: Innovative Solutions to Humanitarian Challenges
WFP and UNHCR propose to show collaborative practices in providing humanitarian services through cash-based interventions, and portray new digital processes and technologies such as beneficiary registration, biometric technologies, smart cards and cash cards, among others, in use in the field today.
A platform for monitoring and distributing real-time information to support humanitarian communities for better preparedness and response.
Clean and fuel-efficient cookstoves
Cleaner, more fuel-efficient cookstoves can improve health, livelihoods, safety, and environment for crisis-affected populations, many of whom struggle to access adequate fuel (either through purchase or collection) for cooking their daily meals.
KnowledgePoint uses the power of networks to help organisations solve urgent questions; it is a collaborative process and platform for expert advice, meeting demand for reliable and timely information
Global x Assessor
Strengthening trust and transparency between the donor community and the grants' recipients through an online platform that provides the humanitarian actors with relevant, accurate and valid information
360 degree "Safe Schools: Nepal" film
The film “Safe Schools: Nepal” captures 360-degree video and audio from Nepal which transports and immerses the viewer into the countries incredible landscape, to experience the earthquake’s continued first hand impact and to hear the challenges children face getting to school, the shocking condition of the temporary schools and the heartbreaking stories of children who have been left out of school.
ONE-Syria Strategy Impact Monitoring (ONE-SIM)
Utilising open source technologies and statistical modelling to innovate the monitoring of impact of humanitarian aid.
SET4food Decision Support System (DSS) for energy technologies for food utilization in camps and informal settlements
The SET4food Decision Support System (DSS) is an online tool aiming at the preliminary selection of the most appropriate technologies for food cooking and preservation, power generation and water pumping and purification, within a displacement context.
Global Humanitarian Lab (GHL)
We are jointly launching the Global Humanitarian Lab (GHL). GHL is a partnership of leading humanitarian organizations, innovation networks, think tanks, technology entrepreneurs, private sector funds, and governments. GHL will address barriers to user driven innovation and systemic issues preventing the scaling of innovations in the humanitarian sector through seeding and connecting a series of incubator, Fab Lab, and accelerator networks.
MasterCard Aid Network
MasterCard Aid Network is a commercial technology solution designed to streamline aid distribution and help humanitarian organizations respond to impacted populations quickly and efficiently, both for short-term disaster relief and for ongoing, long-term developmental support programs.
Global Donation Services
Global Donation Services is a fundraising service that allows secure and easy transfer of donations to NGO, charitable organizations and SMEs through one global service telephone number.
Words of Relief Crisis Translation Network
Translators Without Borders, Words of Relief Crisis Network is a global translation and localization innovation that leverages both human and technological resources to facilitate and improve communication among victims, field workers, and relief agencies before, during and after crises.
Going the Extra Mile: LMMS – One Card, One System World Vision International’s Innovation Lab in Nepal: Creating the conditions for humanitarian innovation
a stand-alone system developed by WVI that digitises beneficiary registration, verification, distribution planning and management, monitoring and reporting with the ability to integrate with third party applications.
The Innovation Lab, established as part of World Vision International’s Nepal Earthquake Response, is a place for new ideas, products, technologies, and processes to be developed and tested towards the goal of achieving breakthroughs in disaster response, both in Nepal’s recovery from earthquake and across the humanitarian sector more broadly.
d.light solar energy products
d.light provides 5 solar energy solutions (d.light A1, S2, S20, S350, financed D30 solar home system) for households and small businesses that transform the way people use and pay for energy.
3 innovations (1) rainfresh ceramic point of use water purification unit (2) compressed earth block housing (3) unmanned aerial vehicles
(1) Point of use water purification units are a game changer in ensuring families have water security post crisis.
(2) Compressed earth block homes shift the purchases of building materials away from large suppliers and direct those funds to displaced beneficiaries participating in the building of their new homes.
(3) Using small unmanned aerial vehicles provides real time intelligence and information to responding aid agencies about crisis conditions, road conditions, population movements and other situational awareness indicators.
MEDBOX - The Aid Library
MEDBOX is an innovative online library providing a quality collection of all relevant, open source-documents for hands-on health care in humanitarian action worldwide.
Artificial Intelligence for Digital Response (AIDR) and MicroMappers: Combining Machine Learning and Human Computing for Impact Informatics
AIDR (Artificial Intelligence for Digital Response) and MicroMappers combines machine learning and human computing to create information insights which can be used by humanitarian decision-makers for real-time application within the organizational information product suite.
Nomads Telecom: the mobile provider for refugees focusing on affordable data across countries and real-time interaction with other refugees and humanitarian aid organisations.
Human Security Taxonomy
A carefully ordered and vetted list that allows a community to identify the nodes and systems that make their community work, identify the risks that may surround them and, between the two, prepare mitigating strategies to protect themselves, their economy, and their infrastructure.
DayOne Response Inc.
The DayOne Waterbag™ is an easily deployable, lightweight, no-tech, household-level solution for the easy collection, quick treatment, convenient transport, and effective storage of water in humanitarian contexts.
“Gift Registry” for Charities and Causes
Gooddler is a goods donations technology, providing charitable organizations working on humanitarian aid and sustainable development with tools to combat poverty and respond to humanitarian emergencies in the most effective way.
Cash for Work for Nepal
Technology enabling total transparency and quick decisions on providing support to demolition work in remote villages.
A new innovative, insulated, fire-safe, snowload-resistant and lockable shelter solution, that is scalable, environmental friendly and used for long term solution.
My Dream Companion
My Dream Companion is a service providing visually disabled individuals audio description for movies, indoor navigation in shoping malls, daily news, colums’, audio books and trainings, magazines, information and location based services. The main aim of the service is to supply more active and independent social life to visually disabled individuals.
Amplify Open Innovation for Development and the Humanitarian Education Accelerator
Using open innovation and human-centered design support to prototype community based solutions that improve education and expand learning opportunities for refugees around the world - a follow on programme will create opportunities, and provide funding, to grow these humanitarian education initiatives.
YİMER (Foreigners Communication Centre) Alo-157
YIMER is a call center which carries out the functions of a hotline and an emergency call for victims of human trafficking; and through which foreigners in Turkey can find answers to all their questions which fall under the scope of the Directorate General for Migration Management, regarding issues such as visa, residence, international protection, temporary protection etc.
The Smart Refugee Camps Innovation Concept
The project looks at refugee camps as cities and creates concepts to promote the development of urban structures through strengthening of inclusivity, resilience, safety, sustainability and connectivity within camps.
Red Rose Emergency Cash Kit
Red Roses has created an Emergency cash kit fully deployable within 24 hours of an emergency.
ANKA Unmanned Aerial System
ANKA, advanced Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) class Unmanned Aerial System, performs day and night, all-weather Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions to support humanitarin organizations for better visibilty.
DHL Resilience360 is a cloud-based platform that empowers organizations to monitor and manage risks in their global network of people and assets, by identifying risk hotspots and providing near-real time alerts in case of disasters, to ensure resiliency.
Sigmah is a collective open-source initiative to strengthen project information management capacity in the international aid sector.
Double Storey Living Units
Quick installation of doube storey housing units at lower cost
Fab Lab Amman
Fab Lab Amman is a hardware incubator, makerspace, advanced training center and co-working space focused on youth employment generation and entrepreneurship.
Foresight: Strategic Planning to Strengthen Resilience
UNDP works with partners to support decision and policymakers in developing countries to maximise the strengths and benefits of national foresight programmes for strategic policymaking, especially in the context of preparedness for natural disasters, climate change and political instability.
Protection Related Information Management (Primero). and Gender-Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS+)
Primero is an open-source software application that helps partners securely collect, store, manage, and share data for protection-related incident monitoring and case management in humanitarian settings.
Devex Video Interviewing
Devex is using its expertise as the leading provider of recruiting services to the international development community to be the exclusive provider of Video Interviewing technology from HireVue to donor agencies, development consulting firms, NGOs, and other development organizations.
Sentry is an early warning system for barrel bombs and other aerial attacks against innocent civilians in Syria.
Emergency Response Wheelchair Package
Emergency response wheelchair package to ensure the rapid and appropriate provision of emergency wheelchairs to injured and disabled people in humanitarian crises.
Mobile Clinic Vehicle Project
Mobile clinics adapted to desert environments.
RapidPro is a platform that allows to visually build scalable mobile-based applications from anywhere in the world, powering the connection between government leaders and communities on issues such as health, education, emergencies and many more.
Sky Watch Viewworld Bluetown Icono
Access2innovation is an innovation network that brings together civil society organizations, businesses, public institutions and the academic world in new collaborations, creating new sustainable solutions and business models targeting developing countries and relief aid. Since 2007 access2innovation has initiated more than 30 initiatives bringing new viable solutions to the people in most of need. During the World Humanitarian Summit the access2innovation network will present four of the developed solutions:
• Sky Watch was initially developed in partnership with DanChurchAid and researchers from Aalborg University
• ViewWorld has been developed, tested with Red Cross, CARE and WaterAid
• Bluetown has been developed as a business start-up, initially backed by DANIDA funding for a pilot project in Tanzania.
• ICONO has been developed in close collaboration with researchers from Copenhagen University and dialogue with UNICEF and Red Cross
Open science empowering civilians and humanitarian workers to effective response to use of explosives.
Helperbit, Natural Disaster P2P Aid
Helperbit is a P2P Natural Disaster aid Platform that faces real-world problems using blockchain technology.
WATAN CARD PROJECT
Cashless financial compensation to the 2010 flood victims, through real time biometric verifications and integration with financial institutions, under the overall coordination of National Disaster Management System through NDMA. Project/Innovation executed Cashless financial grant to 3.9 Million flood affected families which were successfully targeted and biometrically verified through National Citizen Database.
Save the Baby application
We create digitized information system related to maternal and child health that enable underserved mothers can access their health data by using mobile phone, even during a disaster.
Accelerating Innovation for a Zero Hunger World
The Innovation Accelerator supports and scales-up high-impact and transformative innovation projects to help WFP achieve its goal of Zero Hunger.
AFKEN and AFAD Card
AFKEN is a dijital platform to facilitate the management of temporary cities. AFADKART is an ATM card to allow disaster victims to take care of their own shopping needs.
Putting beneficiaries in the driving seat: Citizen-driven data collection for project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
HP HAVEN advanced analytics and Foresight Situational Awareness, Visual Survey Platform
HPE Big Data Advanced Analytics and data collection solutions to improve global preparedness and effective field response in crisis and emergency situation. How to use Big Data Innovation to measure impact and assess needs in the field.
The Visual Survey Platform (VSP) allows field workers to gather information remotely using mobile devices in an accurate and secure way leading to instant decision making. It can constitute a rich data source of the HP HAVEN advanced analytics and Foresight Situational Awareness described above.
Hybrid rooftop solar power systems
Neoenerji provides a rooftop hybrid solar power system for electricity generation in environments where electricity grids are unavailable or unreliable. The system can link up with generators or function independently ensuring seamless nonstop power generation by reducing fuel consumption and relying on solar power exclusively.
Our innovation is a range of products based on phosphorescence and innovative textiles providing a perpetual and sustainable minimal public self-illumination in emergency humanitarian situations with zero cost of installation, deployment or maintenance.
Big Data analytics to support humanitarian action and KoBo Toolbox
Game changing application of big data analytics using social media to inform, improve, guide and re-calibrate humanitarian action in a complex, insecure, and highly volatile environment.
Digital data collection with KoBoToolbox
Turkey Disaster Data Bank-TABB
The Turkey Disaster Bank aims to build capacity to reduce the damages of disasters and to ensure disaster preparadness with a broad perspective. It provides a user friendly, web based disaster data bank for decision makers, operators and disaster researchers to access information and to collaborate in the event of disasters occurring in Turkey.
The computer revolution is one of the greatest revolutions in human history. And yet, 75% of the world still lives outside of its reach, struggling to fulfill the most basic of needs. Our mission is to provide everyone access to the opportunities that computing can offer, by building full desktop computers with fast and easy software.
Humanitarian Private Sector Partnership Platform (HPPP)
The HPPP initiative is a platform to link and leverage existing business and humanitarian
coordination/networking fora. It provides a new space for open and facilitated
consultation, planning and actual joint action. It aims at bridging the
"divide" between private sector and humanitarian/ government actors,
addressing information gaps, coordination challenges, and also to provide a space
to discuss, plan and implement jointly best practices, fostering innovation in
approaches, tools, technologies.
Life-Saving UAV Technologies
The Norwegian Emergency Preparedness System, NOREPS, supports the UN and international humanitarian organizations in their transformation through innovation. By using examples from the field, NOREPS will illustrate the effect of innovation partnership across disciplines and how collaboration between humanitarian operators and technological innovators contribute to realizing the digital and green shift in humanitarian operations.
Android based near field communcation (NFC)-enabled tablet and Apps for Student Registration, Attendance Monitoring and Payments.
Humanitarian Exchange Language (HXL) and Humanitarian ID
The Humanitarian Exchange Language and the Humanitarian DP provide a simple, community standard and service infrastructure for making humanitarian data more interoperable.
Disaster Management and Decision Support System-AYDES
The Disaster Management and Decision Support System (AYDES) is a GIS supported, web based joint platform that enables integrated management and monitoring of disaster management processes (preparation, response, recovery and risk reduction).
ICT for peacebuilding among youth
This innovation brings access to ICT tools and a new model for training that promote
education, vocational skills, peace-building and socio-economic development
among youth, in fragile or conflict environments.
OpenAerialMap brings openly licensed aerial imagery from satellites and UAVs/drones together in a single, easy to search and access web platform for faster decision-making post disaster.
Ona - Real-time data collection, management and analysis platform
The Ona platform is a data collection, management and analysis platform that allows humanitarian actors to easily collect, securely share and make sense of data from the field.
Ingenium - Demand based Development Cooperation"
Our project aims to provide a communication platform where affected people, governmental institutions and NGOs can share information and voice their needs following natural disasters.
Uphold, a global cloud-based money platform
Uphold is the world's most inclusive and transparent global financial services platform, enabling individuals, businesses and NGOs to hold money and make payments across borders and currencies instantly, securely and for free.
Innovative humanitarian solutions in Africa
The African Union Commission will present aseries of innovative contributions to effective delivery of humanitarian relief and assistance such as: The African Union Support to the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa (ASEOWA), Humanitarian Action and Natural Disaster Support (HANDS) and the Africa Disaster Managers Platform (ADMAP)
Open Water Technologies
Faircap is a small, portable, low cost, antibacterial water filter that can be screwed into a standard plastic soda bottle and purify water from any source, from a lake, river, stream, water well or rain. The basic technology can be scaled up from the personal level to a family and even a village.
InDro Robotics UAV Technology
Production, adaptation and deployment of UAVs for national, provincial and local authorities and other national actors, including training and mentoring in UAV deployment and collaboration and in establishment of deployment policies, protocols and standards.
A mobile application that creates a resilient peer-to-peer network between mobile phones to allow communications even when Internet
access and cellular networks are unavailable. Our partners are organisations like Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Government and OCHA in Manila. We have
been working with those organisations for the past year to demonstrate the potential of FireChat as a powerful tool in disaster preparedness and response.
Smart Water Treatment Technologies
KAREYEL UAV Designs
Tactical UAVs have been in use for long time. But they do not have redundant design features. KARAYEL can be considered as the most reliable UAV in its class with its triple redundant FCS, distributed avionics architecture and its design for enabling flying in diverse geographical locations
Health and Hygiene Kits for Women and Newborns
Simple, essential, low-cost "kit style" health products designed to meet the unique needs of women in resource-poor settings, targeting the reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent (RMNCH+A) continuum.
Digitalization of food distribution
Through FAMOCO technology, safe and accurate voucher transfers to beneficiaries are optimized and feedback is provided via an off-the-shelf solution to digitalize food assistance vouchers.
High Tech Humanitarians
A global web-based open source lab to facilitate and promote collaborative digital fabrication for humanitarian innovation.
Healing through Song: Music Therapy for Survivors and Vulnerable Communities
Working in tandem with a trained psychologist and music producer, survivors of sexual violence and vulnerable community members begin to heal together by writing, recording, and professionally producing songs about their experiences.
Private Sector Humanitarian Platform Madagascar
The Private Sector Humanitarian platform has been put in place in order to enhance the efficiency of the humanitarian preparedness and response to emergency situation all over the country, by involving the private sector upstream and not only asking them for money at the last minute. The idea is to optimize the use of existing services, equipment, financial, technical and human resources from the private sector, locally present all over the country: Before sending international help equipment, use first what is available locally through the different companies. Everybody has to win from that: People who will be rescued earlier, Humanitarian actors who will be able to decide more efficiently what is needed and where; companies, by the promotion of their corporate social responsibility; and the Humanitarian sector in general by being more efficient.