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Solver Stories: Open Innovation brings clean, safe water to 750m+ people worldwide

The crisis in many parts of the world concerning the lack of available drinking water is only getting worse year after year. As it stands, around 768...

Mar 29, 2022

Topics: Innovation, Solver Stories

Solver Stories: How Open Innovation delivered sustainability to a global industry

Having had a very successful experience with one of its Challenges run in late 2020 Habitat for Humanity returned to InnoCentive’s open innovation...

Mar 23, 2022

Topics: Solver Stories

Solver Stories: Saving millions of lives through disinfecting water

Following the success of the previous challenge it ran with InnoCentive, WorldVision had another problem that needed solving. Supported once again by...

Mar 16, 2022

Topics: InnoCentive, Solver Stories

Solver Stories: Nikolay Barashkov

My name is Nikolay Barashkov - “I am not sure that one should really speak of "failures" just because some proposals are not rewarded. Over the...

Apr 27, 2021

Topics: Solver Stories

Solver Stories: Doug Corrigan

My name is Doug Corrigan - “The reason that there is a challenge in the first place is because there are already experts who have not been able to...

Apr 27, 2021

Topics: Solver Stories

Solver Stories: Dmitry Tipikin

My name is Dmitry Tipkin - “My favorite challenge I worked on was for NASA concerning the radiation safety for trips to Mars. I proposed an...

Apr 27, 2021

Topics: Solver Stories

Solver Stories: Ed Melcarek

My name is Ed Melcarek - “It dawned on me that these types of problems can be solved only if you have “too diverse a set of skills and experience”....

Apr 27, 2021

Topics: Solver Stories

Solver Stories: Yury Bodrov

My name is Yury Bodrov - “My most inspired challenge was participating in the NASA Challenge. All of us dream of space in our childhood and for many,...

Apr 27, 2021

Topics: Solver Stories

Solver Stories: Deepak Aghor

My name is Deepak Aghor - “I believe that the solution to a problem lies in the problem itself”

Apr 27, 2021

Topics: Solver Stories

Solver Stories: Sanchita Tewari

My name is Sanchita Tewari  - “Become a winning Solver marked a significant step in my professional career and an important event of my life. This...

Apr 27, 2021

Topics: Solver Stories

Solver Stories: John Davis

My name is John Davis - “I came up with a method to break the viscous shear of crude oil under cold weather conditions helping to clean up a 20 year...

Apr 27, 2021

Topics: Solver Stories

Solver Stories: Hannah Safford

My name is Hannah Safford - “I was first introduced to the concept of innovation challenges and prizes during my two-year fellowship in the White...

Apr 27, 2021

Topics: Solver Stories