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

Treating prison inmates as Humans

Norway Proves That Treating Prison Inmates As Human Beings Actually Works. Bastoy is an open prison, a concept born in Finland during the 1930s and now part of the norm throughout Scandinavia, where prisoners can sometimes keep their jobs on the outside while serving time, commuting daily. Thirty pe …

Wave energy and water production

Carnegie was the first wave energy company to generate both power and freshwater onshore as part of its Perth Wave Energy Project at Garden Island in Western Australia. Carnegie is an ASX-listed company based in Perth, Western Australia. Carnegie is developing its 100% owned CETO wave energy technol …

Cooling Earth with regenerated soils

Soil is the second biggest reservoir of carbon on the planet, next to the oceans. It holds four times more carbon than all the plants and trees in the world. But human activity like deforestation and industrial farming – with its intensive ploughing, monoculture and heavy use of chemical fertilisers …

Building material out of hemp

We are making a building material out of hemp to build a better world. This precast and pre-dried form of hempcrete will improve the speed of implementation, using a universal method: the brick wall. We want to be a sustainable development accelerator. ART DU CHANVRE is a company working in construc …

Transform waste and scrap plastic

ByFusion is a 100% modular technology platform that converts all types of waste plastic into a new building material called RePlast. Plastic waste has become one of the most pressing environmental challenges of the 21st Century. Globally, we produce over 300 million tons of plastic every year and re …

LifeStraw – make contaminated water safe

Award-winning LifeStraw technology was originally introduced in 2005 as an emergency response tool to filter water contaminated following natural disasters. The LifeStraw team is committed to redefining the safe drinking water space through technology innovation and product quality and design. In do …

World’s biggest fleet of electric vehicles

The fleet of plug-in electric vehicles in Norway is the largest per capita in the world, with Oslo recognized as the EV capital of the world. As of July 2016, the market concentration was 21.5 registered plug-in cars per 1,000 people, 14.2 times higher than the U.S., the world’s largest country mark …

Hydrogen powered passenger train

The world’s first hydrogen-powered passenger train is coming to Germany The world’s first hydrogen-powered passenger train has been unveiled this week by French transport company Alstom, which will be operating the incredibly quiet and environmentally friendly ‘Coradia iLint’ in Germany from next ye …

Hydrogen ferry in Norway

CMR Prototech is planning to install hydrogen fuel cells on the Osterøy car ferry “MF Ole Bull”, operating between Valestrand and Breistein just outside Bergen. The ferry will be the first car ferry in Norway to use hydrogen as fuel. The aim of the project is to demonstrate the feasibility of hydrog …

Sustainable Alternative Lighting

Sustainable and cost effective ecologically designed lamp activated by water and salt. The salinity of ocean-water can operate your lamp. Use the ocean-water to power up your lamp and it will give you 8 hours of running-time. Salinity is expressed by the amount of salt found in 1,000 grams of water. …

The world’s largest co-living building

Our Old Oak property in London is situated on the banks of the canal in Willesden Junction. Every room in the building is built with incredible attention to detail, fully furnished with double beds, desks, boutique interior design, en-suite bathrooms and private kitchenettes. But it’s outside of the …

Smog vacuum cleaner

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde and his team of experts have created the world’s largest smog vacuum cleaner. The Smog Free Tower uses patented ion technology to produce smog-free bubbles of public space, allowing people to breathe and experience clean air for free. The Smog Free Project is not only …

Condense pure water from the air

WaterSeer™ will create water self-sufficiency, and will be a transformative force for good throughout the world. It is hard to imagine a day without an abundance of clean, safe water. We drink our fill, shower and bathe daily, water our lawns, wash our clothes and dishes knowing that clean, safe wat …

Atmospheric Water Generator

Water-gen’s vision is to provide humanity with an abundant, renewable source of fresh, clean drinking water, by extracting it directly from the air, our most abundant water resource. Requiring no infrastructure what so ever but electricity, it is literally a plug and drink solution, aimed for school …

Gross National Happiness

GNH is a much richer objective than GDP or economic growth. In GNH, material well-being is important but it is also important to enjoy sufficient well-being in things like community, culture, governance, knowledge and wisdom, health, spirituality and psychological welfare, a balanced use of time, an …