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Discover the five Global Trends that are the main areas of concern researched by our community of graduates from across the world by exploring the 100 projects that are, in essence, alternatives and remedies to issues affecting communities globally

The Middle Ground

The Middle Ground

Equality, Justice and Peace

University of the Arts London

An AI-powered moderated social media for constructive debate

Violet Cleaner Beauty

Violet Cleaner Beauty

Health and Well-being

Imperial College London

Light technology to kill common microbes in makeup kits

The Blue Box

The Blue Box

Health and Well-being

University of California, Irvine

A high-accuracy and pain-free AI system for cancer diagnosis

Dateform

Dateform

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

Smart Futuristic Pipe Joints

Smart Futuristic Pipe Joints

Water and Sanitation

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

A system of sensors and brackets to detect and remedy leakages in urban water networks

ELA

ELA

Health and Well-being

Middle East Technical University

A discreet, wearable device to support nursing mother in preventing breast engorgement

Effects of Replacing Cement by Date Palm Trees Wastes on Concrete Performance

Effects of Replacing Cement by Date Palm Trees Wastes on Concrete Performance

Concrete

University of Buraimi

Using Palm leaves fibres and ash to reduce cement content in concrete

Chlorophyll – Film

Chlorophyll – Film

Work and Economic Growth

Royal College of Art

Using biomaterials to control pests and improve the efficiency of small scale salad farming

DISHA

DISHA

Navigation

Indian School of Design & Innovation

A wearable, biodegradable device that helps navigation without relying on GPS

Autoweeder

Autoweeder

Work and Economic Growth

Lund University

An affordable, small weeding robot to help small farms run more efficiently

Lantern Hat

Lantern Hat

Health and Well-being

Zhejiang University

A fluorescent hat from renewable material to make walking safer in remote areas

PET Sandals

PET Sandals

Poverty and Hunger

Makerere University

Accessible technology to turn plastic waste into affordable shoes


Living with illness and disability

New healthcare solutions tailored to those with debilitating conditions

Changes in health patterns and lifestyle see millions of people globally suffer from chronic conditions or disabilities. These solutions use technology that can result in longer and better lives, from better chemotherapy experiences to modular prosthetic systems for amputees

Coping in a complex world

Supporting mental health in challenging online and offline environments

Our emotional resilience is constantly challenged, particularly for children and vulnerable people. Find out more about this year’s innovations, from new educational games to a system to control private data, and how they support our experience in the real and digital world.

Saving and protecting vulnerable lives

Making technology smarter to create a safer world

Adverse living and working conditions remain a constant risk to lives across the planet. Explore how graduates are enhancing existing technologies and creating new solutions to prevent accidents and mitigate the consequences of emergency situations.

Cleaning a waste-filled planet

Reimagining waste and materials to contain our impact on the planet

Waste is responsible for a chain of health risks and severe biodiversity damage. Discover the work of graduates developing environmentally responsible solutions, from ecological packaging to a tyre rubber collecting system and protective suits for waste handlers.

Sustaining the urban experience

Transforming our cities into greener and more resilient communities

The unprecedented growth of cities is resulting in new social pressures that have a real impact on our quality of life. Learn more about projects that will change our life in thy city, from a smart tracker for energy consumption to using salt to build new architectural structures.