Looms for physically challenged- Wings to imaginative children:Indian children refuse to live with problems unsolved indefinitely
Children / IGNITE / Innovation

Looms for physically challenged- Wings to imaginative children:Indian children refuse to live with problems unsolved indefinitely

The two sisters Pavithra and Elakkiya from Tamil Nadu wanted to help their elderly neighbour and created a special handloom, replacing the pedal with a motor and gearbox. “Our innovation will help those who are disabled to be self-employed and independent,” says the elder one, Pavithra Advertisements Continue reading

SRISTI’s GYTI Awards: Nanofinishing of freeform surfaces of prosthetic knee joint implants
Awards / Innovation

SRISTI’s GYTI Awards: Nanofinishing of freeform surfaces of prosthetic knee joint implants

Student Team : Ajay Muljibhai Sidpara Supervisor Name: Prof. V. K. Jain, Prof. V. K. Suri, Prof. R. Balasubramanian College Name: Indian institute of technology Kanpur The components having freeform surfaces (surfaces which cannot be defined accurately mathematically) have been widely used in aerospace, automobile, medical, consumer products and the die and mould industries to … Continue reading

SRISTI’s GYTI Awards: Snippets memory aid for people with disability
Awards / Innovation

SRISTI’s GYTI Awards: Snippets memory aid for people with disability

Student Team : Devender Goyal, Aditi Srinivasan(Bangalore), Nirali Savla(Mumbai) Supervisor Name: Kshitij Marwah ( MIT- Media Labs) University: IIIT-Hyderabad College Name: IIIT-Hyderabad As we age, our brain starts to slowly lose our capacity for memorising things. When seniors have other debilitating neurological disorders or diseases such as Alzheimer’s or dementia, the function of memory may … Continue reading

Learning a Living interview with Professor Anil Gupta: Giving ‘faceless innovators’ a voice
Innovation / Lectures & Meetings

Learning a Living interview with Professor Anil Gupta: Giving ‘faceless innovators’ a voice

Reposted from : Richard Miranda Tuesday, 30 October 2012 – 9:53am at http://www.innovationunit.org/blog/201210/learning-living-interview-professor-anil-gupta-giving-faceless-innovators-voice In partnership with the World Innovation Summit for Education we have written ‘Learning a Living,’ a new book that focuses on radical innovation at the education/work interface. In anticipation of its release in mid-November, we are launching a month-long campaign to celebrate and bring attention … Continue reading