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Seven tips to help your invention succeed
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Many of you learned about the distribution challenge from my colleague and Essmart's co-founder, Jackie Stenson. If you haven't watched her E4C webinar, please do so. It is a fantastic introduction to the problem of distributing the life-improving technologies that many of you are inventing at this moment. She highlights the truth that our social enterprise, Essmart, was founded on: Even though you may have created an amazing technology that is a real labor of love and technical wizardry, distributing it to the people you made it for will be your biggest challenge.
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Five questions with Joshua Pierce

The CTO of Off-Grid Electric tells us how his organization plans to provide solar energy to one million African customers within four years. Read more...

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Here's a great idea: Interlocking mats turn shipping pallets into floors for refugee tents

E-Flr could add cleanliness and dignity to the hundreds of thousands of floorless tents in refugee camps.. Read more...

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Hydric Crisis or Colapse in São Paulo - Brazil

Implement devices that are water-free sanitary systems based on incineration of feces and urine, that can generate energy from it. The energy generated will supply cellphone charging and other devices.

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Automatic / Float-able Home for Flood Prone Area

Cheap and easy to construct floating material. Must be in modular form and easy to assemble and carry to hazard area. The floating material should be sturdy enough to carry the weight of a home during dry season but can easily float during wet season.

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