Enel and InnoCentive Seek Solvers for Challenges Regarding UN SDG #6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Posted by InnoCentive on Oct 19, 2018 4:24:50 PM

The access to clean water and sanitation and the management of freshwater ecosystems are both essential to the health, wellbeing and economic prosperity of communities everywhere. These issues are so fundamentally important to the lives of billions of people across the globe that the United Nations has named them in one of its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Topics: Enel, Challenges

The Winners of the Wildland Fire Sensors Challenge Have Been Announced

Posted by InnoCentive on Sep 18, 2018 12:20:00 PM

In 2017, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) joined five other federal agencies on a mission to improve air sensor monitoring technologies that measure pollutants contained within the smoke that fills the sky during wildfires. The EPA worked again with InnoCentive to design a challenge that would be presented to our diverse network of over 400,000 global Solvers.  

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Topics: Challenges, Solvers

An Inside Look at How NASA Broke Out of its Innovation Shell

Posted by InnoCentive on Sep 3, 2018 10:32:00 AM

When people think of NASA, they think of innovation, creativity and pushing the boundaries of what is humanly possible. It’s the organization that put a man on the moon, is actively pursuing a mission to Mars, and, through various R&D contracts, helped develop a variety of consumer technology that includes temper foam, LASIK, scratch-resistant lenses and invisible braces.

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Topics: Challenges, Innovation Insights

One Challenge. Seven Solutions for InnoCentive’s Partner.

Posted by InnoCentive on Aug 17, 2018 6:01:00 PM

One of InnoCentive’s most recent challenges has successfully come to an end with resounding success. Seven awards were given out by the Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3) to solvers from our global network.  The GC3 is made up of members that include 11 consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies, two major retailers and five suppliers:

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Topics: Challenges, Solvers, Seekers

InnoCentive Helps Innovate New Treatments for ALS

Posted by InnoCentive on Aug 10, 2018 6:13:00 PM

InnoCentive recently partnered with the ALS Association and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (“Teva”) to create and release a premium challenge aimed at helping find treatments for people with neurodegenerative diseases like Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).  InnoCentive has previously awarded Solvers over $1M for solutions in the field of ALS research. 

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Topics: Challenges, Seekers, Solvers

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