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  1. Thursday 08 Oct 2020

    INNOVATION FOR A BETTER WORLD – INFORMATION SESSION #1

    Environmental sustainability: Climate action & adaptation The Austrian Development Agency (ADA), the operational unit of Austrian Development Cooperation, and the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) have teamed up to explore how to best support projects that aim to address a problem through frugal innovation. Their joint project “Innovation for a Better World – Advanced Solutions for Sustainable Development” looks into the feasibility and implementation possibilities of a new funding scheme for frugal innovation in the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and…

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  2. Thursday 29 Oct 2020

    INNOVATION FOR A BETTER WORLD – ADVANCED SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – INFORMATION SESSION #2

    Topic of this event: Social innovation: Leave no one behind  Sub-topics: Decent work and economic growth; good health and wellbeing; quality education Frugal innovations rely on a “do more with less” approach to provide high-quality, resource-light and affordable products and services in response to the specific needs of a target group. When designed effectively, frugal innovations can contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by addressing issues that are often underserved by markets and institutions, through resource-efficient solutions that are…

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  3. Thursday 19 Nov 2020

    INNOVATION FOR A BETTER WORLD – ADVANCED SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – INFORMATION SESSION #3

    Topic of this event: Digitalization: Technology in service of impact Sub-topics: Digitalization & technology; industry, innovation & infrastructure; ICT & software. Frugal innovations rely on a “do more with less” approach to provide high-quality, resource-light and affordable products and services in response to the specific needs of a target group. When designed effectively, frugal innovations can contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by addressing issues that are often underserved by markets and institutions, through resource-efficient solutions that are affordable…

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