INDEX: AWARD 2013

INDEX: Award 2013 broke all previous records for a third straight year by receiving 1,022 entries from more than 80 countries all over the world. They ranged from intelligent roads and grasshopper farms to sharing platforms and pollution-measuring kites. 59 finalists were selected.

INDEX: AWARD 2013 WINNERS

INDEX: AWARD 2013 finalists

INDEX: Design to Improve Life

4 simple steps to sanitize the slums of Nairobi

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a solution to textile waste in sub-sahara

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Africa receives easy access to clean water

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African doctors race motorcycles to save lives

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African smallholder farmers receive tools to scale-up and succeed

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age-old Ketchup problem solved!

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Amputees design their own prosthetics

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app scans your skin for melanoma

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Auction off your trash

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Augmented reality becomes real

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Biomass powers up developing world

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Board game breaks poverty cycle for illiterate women

Build your own 3D-printed home

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CASH IN YOUR OLD ELECTRONICS AT THIS ATM MACHINE

CLEVER SYRINGE WARNS YOU OF PRIOR USE

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Copper shredding bikes spare Ghanaians an early death

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Cut your heating bill by a third

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Danish playgrounds fight obesity with active play

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Diaper technology makes farming 90% more water efficient

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Dyslexia-friendly typeface finally here

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eat grasshoppers and save the planet!

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Edible food packaging eliminates the need for paper and plastic

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educational Text messages to new mothers save lives

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Floating swimming pool cleans up New York’s East River

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Flying Kites measure air pollution in China

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Good sanitary habits inspired by profitable urine

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GRAVITY PROVIDES LIGHT FOR FREE

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Guide: How to learn and benefit from the world’s best ideas

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Guide: Instructions for when the world ends

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How one plastic bottle improves life in slums

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In case of emergency: download these apps

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Indian entrepreneurs fight dangerous E-waste

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invention enables paraplegics to stand-up

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ivy league education available to all – for free

Lanterns aim to brighten 100 million lives

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Learn anything from anyone – anywhere

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Meat made from plants

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Mexico city gets A huge environmental makeover

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Microgrids are set to revolutionize energy in rural areas

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Mobile banking booms in Africa

Mobile games teach women and children vital survival skills

Nation’s brightest re-design US government

NO TASK IS TOO LARGE FOR THIS VIRTUAL WORKFORCE

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Paralyzed people walk again thanks to wearable robot

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Rent your neighbour’s car and reduce the world’s co2

Robot arms help sick children move freely

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Skatepark saves Danish city from future floodings

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Smartphone app informs people of drone attacks

Social media platform speeds up gay rights

Solar lamps shed light on world’s darkest corners

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Stop shopping – 3D-print your stuff instead

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The missing link to end the leading cause of child deaths

Tumbleweed toy seeks and destroys land mines

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Worldwide campaign helps 50 million girls out of poverty