The National Secretariat of Technical Planning in Paraguay created the first National Volunteer Program Arovia, a public volunteer platform that promotes increased access to information on public services and opportunities for the implementation of grassroots projects that strengthens citizen participation and local governments structures. Arovia volunteers are young professionals who bring innovative social interventions to territories prioritized within the national poverty reduction strategy.
Social Challenges Innovation Platform is a far-reaching European action aiming to create an online ecosystem encouraging the interaction between social innovators and SMEs for the co-development and take-up of sustainable and marketable innovations with clear social impact. Social Challenges Innovation Platform (financed by the European Commission under Horizon 2020) granted 81 social entrepreneurs with a total 2,5 million Euros to solve real challenges in different cities around Europe.
Le LabZéro est un laboratoire d’innovation publique qui poursuit des objectifs “zéro”, comme “zéro personne à la rue”. Afficher une forte ambition permet de mobiliser les énergies et d’encourager la créativité. C’est un lieu tiers, piloté par l’État régional et animé par une équipe d’horizons différents, qui rassemble tous les acteurs concernés et volontaires pour trouver de nouvelles réponses aux questions de politiques publiques.
UNDP - Live Lebanon in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation, the National Council for Road Safety and MTV (media partner), introduced a new pothole patching technology called "Velocity" and launched a campaign called "Ensa Joura". whereby citizens can pinpoint potholes using a mobile application. The state of the art truck will go to the reported locations and instantly fix the potholes.
Comoodle was developed to create a genuine sharing economy in Kirklees, fundamentally shifting the relationship between the Council and the community in the process.
Comoodle is a web based platform, an elegant solution to enable collaboration, that is now helping local communities to access and share under-used resources.
There is no other platform that exists across in the world that has public sector bodies actively sharing “stuff skill and spaces” in such a proactive and accessible way
Patient Centricity empowers individuals with their own data through the use of innovative technology, making them the principle stakeholder in the health eco-system. The Icelandic Directorate of Health, in partnership with digi.me, has enabled a world first national patient-centric system by enabling individuals to download a copy of their data to a secure personal library which they own and control. This can then be accessed on demand by the individual from any device.
Carrot Rewards is a platform promoting healthy living and public engagement that leverages behavioural economics, mobile tech and the power of loyalty programs to motivate and educate users to make better everyday lifestyle choices for themselves, their families and the planet. Created in collaboration with public sector agencies, leading Canadian health NGOs and the private sector. With over a million downloads, Carrot is driving sustainable positive behaviour change on a population scale.
Reliable transportation is the primary barrier to stable employment for shift workers. Our solution leverages existing technology to provide “transportation as a benefit” through an integrated network of on-demand transportation options. We will quantify savings for employers due to reduced turnover and increased employee productivity, incentivizing them to fund the program long-term.
The reason for the development and launch of our e-solutions was to facilitate the collection of initiatives and proposals to eliminate administrative burdens and review their implementation in one place.
Our innovation provides users with an on-line one-stop-shop solution, where they receive all information about activities in eliminating administrative burdens and preparing better legislation, and enables systematic collection, resolution and monitoring of implementation of proposals.
The Korea Power Exchange (KPX) set students and parents as policy targets and systematically connected electricity-saving activities with the performance of volunteer hours which reflected in grades of school students. This program, which estimates electricity savings as a service rather than money, is leading to changes in consciousness that are perceived as social values in the future. The People's Virtual Power Plant will eventually be fused with advanced technology (blockchain, AI, big data) to develop into national institutions.