News You Can Use: Inventing for Impact and More
March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016
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.
ProPublica marks the invention of the infographic – a device first used to mark the spread of cholera in New York City in 1849 – and leveraged to visualize data countless times since.
Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center highlights amazing female inventors throughout history in honor of Women’s History Month.
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On this Behind the Breakthrough, the first of a two-part series, we’re reflecting on what our participants described as the biggest challenges of invention, and how to effectively overcome them.Read More
It’s been a busy few weeks at IV! In addition to the opening of our new Lab space, recently we announced the creation of the Technology Development Center (TDC), with support from the Singapore Economic Development Board. Read on for more on this exciting development from our Invention Development Fund.Read More
Ever had your phone charger bite the dust at the most inopportune moment? Tempted fate with a partial charge because you didn’t have enough time wait for a full battery? Colin McNelis has a solution for that – and he’s only 17.Read More