Innovation Education partnerships: Rice University hosted a visit of Olusola Oke, University of Ibadan, Nigeria Design Studio Assistant Manager Contributors: Carrie Noxon, Emily Bull, Ashley Taylor, and Nicole MorenoInvention Education improves lives through invention...
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NEST360 Innovation Landscape, 1st edition
Announcing the first edition of the Innovation Landscape! A resources that that catalogs innovations from NEST360 university partners. These innovations are created by students and aim to solve real healthcare challenges identified by their invention education curriculum.
Baby Incubator Designed for Electrical Outages Wins UI Design Competition
Baby Incubator Designed for Electrical Outages Wins University of Ibadan First Annual Design CompetitionContributor: Padraic CasserlyBaby Incubator Designed for Electrical Outages Wins University of Ibadan First Annual Design Competition The University of Ibadan (UI)...
Cultivating a community of local innovation
At the beginning of the global pandemic, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) was in short supply due to global shortages. Hospitals across Africa were being left without adequate PPE. At the DIT Design Studio, we knew we could help by figuring out how to design, locally manufacture, and produce the PPE that the hospitals desperately needed. However, designing the right products for the community required developing a relationship with hospitals during a time of chaos and uncertainty.
BubbleCPAP machine wins DIT Design Competition
BubbleCPAP machine wins DIT Design CompetitionContributor: Carrie NoxonOn May 25, 2021, the DIT Design Studio announced the winners of its first Annual Design Competition. The Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT) Design Studio is an advanced maker space at the...
DIT Design Studio: Innovation for COVID-19
Becoming a hub for COVID-19 PreparednessContributor: Carrie NoxonTanzania is home to over 60 million people. Its largest city, Dar es Salaam, is home to five million people—a densely populated and vibrant port city. Located within this city, inside one of its many...
Malawi Design Studios provided & created PPE for those in need
Our design studios again provided the environment needed to innovate and prototype. The space provided our teams a place to question, discover, and innovate about what designs can work here.