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News You Can Use: Inventing for Impact and More

Inventors inspire us, and those who made news this month were no exception. Check out this month’s News You Can Use for some of these noteworthy innovations, from a woman who developed an underwater wheelchair, to two inventors whose inventions make medicine more affordable. 

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News You Can Use: Building Useful, Usable Inventions

At Intellectual Ventures, we frequently discuss the importance of inventing for impact. But how do you know that an invention will actually solve the targeted problems for the people whose lives you’re looking to change? As previous interviewees, including Manan Shulka and David Bell, have discussed, the solution to a problem often takes a different direction than you first thought.

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May 24

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