THE INNOVATION PORTAL

We will present innovations and solutions in 12 sectors which represent all aspects of human life:
Environment, Media, Governance, Health, Economics, Relations, Justice, Infrastructure, Education, Science, Spirituality, Arts.

«To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.»
– Buckminster Fuller

The Solution Library – creating a more sustainable world

The Solution Library is first of all a directory of solutions. This means that it provides short descriptions of sustainable solutions available on the web, providing links to more information. It is a place where solutions from all over the internet are gathered in one easy-to-browse platform to he …

Atlas of the Future – democratise the future

Atlas of the Future is an online resource mapping innovative, future-focused, socially impactful projects and people around the world. Our mission is to ‘democratise the future’. This means making sure developments are understandable and entertaining – not just in science and tech, politics or cultu …

Sustainia – Building the world of tomorrow

Sustainia is a think tank and consultancy headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. We identify readily available sustainability solutions across the world and demonstrate their potential impacts and benefits in our work with cities, companies, and communities. By focusing on innovative breakthroughs, i …

Sharing economy – a sustainable economic ecosystem

The Sharing Economy is a socio-economic ecosystem built around the sharing of human, physical and intellectual resources. It includes the shared creation, production, distribution, trade and consumption of goods and services by different people and organisations. Whilst the Sharing Economy is curren …

Researchers accidentally turn carbon dioxide into ethanol

Science has a long and storied history of looking for one thing but finding something better instead. Penicillin, radioactivity, science boxes…I mean microwave ovens — all of these discoveries came in the the search for something else. Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee …

The Interlace – a community designed building

The Interlace is a large residential complex in Singapore consisting of a series of apartment blocks stacked diagonally across one another. German architect Ole Scheeren designed the project. Each of the apartment blocks is six stories high and they have been stacked to create a series of gardens an …

Tomorrowland – a large music festival and a global happening

Tomorrowland is a large music festival held in Belgium. Tomorrowland has been organized since 2005 and has become one of the most notable global music festivals. Tomorrowland has transformed a local playground into a global happening; a dream world where all visitors recognize themselves; a multi-le …

Burning Man Festival – A network of dreamers and doers

Once a year, tens of thousands of participants gather to create Black Rock City in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance. They depart one week later, having created unbelievable artistic experiences, and having left no trace whatsoever. Our missi …

Future Crunch fosters intelligent, optimistic thinking for the future

We’re part of a global movement of scientists, technologists, hackers and creatives that think there are new and better ways of doing things in the 21st century. Incredible things are happening on our planet. Diseases are being eradicated, millions are being lifted out of poverty, billions of people …

Gaia – the Netflix of conscious media

Stream online videos for your mind, body and soul. Your intuition tells you there’s more to our story, something you’re not finding in your current paradigm. You can feel it in your bones. We are all connected, we’re part of something greater, and there is something more meaningful in this life that …

Visionary Art – transcending the physical world

Visionary art is art that purports to transcend the physical world and portray a wider vision of awareness including spiritual or mystical themes, or is based in such experiences. Visionary art often carries themes of spiritual, mystical or inner awareness. Despite this broad definition, there does …

Guangzhou Infinitus Plaza focuses on environmental sustainability

Zaha Hadid Architects recently broke ground on the Guangzhou Infinitus Plaza, a modern mixed-use campus that combines intelligent technologies with environmental sustainability. Designed with the sweeping curvaceous lines and futuristic appearance that the architecture firm is so well known for, the …

BIEN – Basic Income Earth Network

A basic income is a periodic cash payment unconditionally delivered to all on an individual basis, without means-test or work requirement. That is, a basic income has the five following characteristics: Periodic: it is paid at regular intervals (for example every month), not as a one-off grant. Cash …

Humanity’s Team, a global spiritual movement

Humanity’s Team is a global spiritual movement whose purpose is to embody the timeless truth of Oneness, which is essential for responding to the world’s most chronic and acute challenges, and vital for creating a sustainable world of peace and harmony. We believe Oneness is the energy of love that …

A New Education Model for Humanity

All human beings are born creators. If you don’t believe me, I urge you to recall when you were a child. Didn’t you love to paint and dance and sing? Didn’t you love to indulge in imaginary worlds you conjured up in your head? Children are naturally creative. It’s one of the things that makes us hum …