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

Positive.News = constructive journalism

We are providing quality reporting that focuses on progress and possibility. Owned by our readers and journalists worldwide, Positive News is also the first global media cooperative financed through crowdfunding. As a magazine and a movement, we are changing the news for good. Media has a powerful i …

The Parliament of the World’s Religions

The Parliament of the World’s Religions was created to cultivate harmony among the world’s religious and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its guiding institutions in order to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable world. To accomplish this, we invite individuals …

Compassion Games International

Compassion Games International offers fun and creative ways to ignite and catalyze compassionate action in communities around the world. In the five annual Compassion Games, competition becomes coopetition as teams and individuals challenge one another to strive together to make our planet a better …

DemocracyOS is an open source voting platform

Many of the so-called modern democracies still run the same way they did almost two centuries ago: as citizens we only get to interact with the political system once every couple of years. In an era where online access starts to become commonplace around the world, we are aware of how the internet c …

openDemocracy free thinking for the world

What is openDemocracy? openDemocracy is an independent global media platform publishing up to 60 articles a week and attracting over 8 million visits per year. Through reporting and analysis of social and political issues, openDemocracy seeks to challenge power and encourage democratic debate across …

Low-carbon success stories to inspire

Proven low-carbon solutions available for countries to choose from. See the solutions here. The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra has teamed up in 2016 with the Nordic Council of Ministers and distinguished institutions from all the Nordic countries to answer a simple question: how far could we go simpl …

15 Nordic solutions can cut 4 gigatons of global emissions

By scaling up just 15 proven Nordic solutions, countries all over the world can save 4 Gt of emissions every year by 2030 which is as much as the EU produces today. The costs for this scale-up equal the amount spent in just 9 days on fossil fuel subsidies. These results come from the Nordic Green to …

Electrifying car runs on saltwater – Quantino

With Quantino electric vehicles, a Liechtenstein-based company want to prove that its nanoFlowcell® technology can free mobility from its dependence on fossil fuels and current battery systems. It doesn’t plug in to recharge the way electric vehicles do (which are not as green as you think). It runs …

Spinning solar cells generate 20x more el.

Cone shaped spinning solar cells generates 20 times more electricity than flat solar panels. Every now and then a design comes along that just turns he whole world upside down with a claim so fantastic it’s hard to believe. But yes, from everything we’ve been able to find on this device, this the re …

Tesla’s Solar Roof is coming

On Friday evening as the sun descended over the old Hollywood set of “Desperate Housewives,” Elon Musk took to a stage and fired up his presentation about climate change. It was a strange scene, with hundreds of people crowded into the middle of a subtly artificial suburban neighborhood. It wasn’t u …

Large-scale under-water energy farm

The world’s first tidal energy farm could power 175,000 homes Off the northernmost tip of Scotland, in an area called the Pentland Firth, the world’s first large-scale underwater energy farm is being built. Whereas wind turbines use the movement of air to turn the blades and generate power, the new …

The world’s first tidal lagoon

An iconic, world-first infrastructure project in South West Wales Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon will be the world’s first tidal lagoon power plant. A tidal lagoon is a ‘U’ shaped breakwater, built out from the coast which has a bank of hydro turbines in it. Water fills up and empties the man-made lagoon …

Flumill – harvesting tidal energy

Tidal energy represents a large energy potential and is a predictable and environmentally friendly energy source. Compact design and solid composite material provides low weight, low cost and easy installation. The system is inherently buoyant allowing the systems to be towed to site, submerged and …

The Green Optimistic

The Green Optimistic publishes news on alternative energy and environmentally-friendly technologies since February 2008. Our mission is to wake up the common sense in our readers and make them think of our planet and how they can too contribute to its well-being. Due to the large number of green tec …

Cleaning Oil Spills with Magnet

A physicist in Fermilab, Arden Warner, has somehow managed to come up with a brilliant solution, one that does not involve chemical agents. The method is so simple and non-destructive way of collecting oil spills and uses abundant and naturally occurring earth minerals – Magnetite. Though oil is non …