Work and Economic Growth
Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI)
A new system to process date farming byproducts into a range of upcycled materials
German University in Cairo
Greenwave is a recycling initiative created to provoke action and raise awareness about the importance of recycling plastic in Egypt.
Health and Well-being
HUGO is an empathic symbiotic creature that interacts with humans, responding to their emotional state.
To close the gap between substance abuse cases and means of recovery, Tabteel proposes a web-based treatment approach.
Nawwar (Lighting For Rural Communities)
Poverty and Hunger
32% of Egyptians live within rural areas with limited acces to public lighting and electricity.
Inner voice is a healing device that detects human emotion at work and cues music to help cope with stress.
Shameless is a garment created by a biodegradable new fabric, to remind users about the implications of pollution and waste.
Tools for the visually impaired
Nexus is a device designed to bring the experience of interacting with a painting to the visually impaired.
Accessible technology to turn plastic waste into affordable shoes
A wearable non invasive device to help reduce stress for those with Sensory Process Disorder
Papua Noken Material as Alternative Products
Pelita Harapan University
Using traditional Papua weaving techniques to make new products from wood fibres
NEST – Ambulance Child Restraint
An ambulance restraint for children to make emergency transport safer