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OpenIDEO is a global community that will draw on your optimism, inspiration, ideas and opinions to solve problems together for the collective social good.
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OpenIDEO - How can technology help people working to uphold human rights in the face of unlawful detention?

OpenIDEO - How can technology help people working to uphold human rights in the face of unlawful detention? | OpenIDEO | Scoop.it

OpenIDEO has partnered with Amnesty International to challenge all of us to come up with ways to use technology to support those held in or at risk of secret detention, incommunicado detention or detention without trial – human rights abuses often imposed in the name of countering terrorism or national security

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OpenIDEO - How might we use social business to improve health in low-income communities?

OpenIDEO - How might we use social business to improve health in low-income communities? | OpenIDEO | Scoop.it

OpenIDEO has partnered with the Holistic Social Business Movement (HSBM) of Caldas – a joint venture between the Grameen Creative Lab and the Government of Caldas, Colombia – to consider how social businesses can improve the health of low-income communities in Colombia and around the world.

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How might we improve maternal health with mobile technologies for low-income countries?

How might we improve maternal health with mobile technologies for low-income countries? | OpenIDEO | Scoop.it
OpenIDEO has partnered with Oxfam and Nokia to explore how mobile technologies can be used to improve maternal health (particularly in pregnancy and childbirth). We’re asking you, the OpenIDEO community, to come up with inspirations and concepts around improving the knowledge and access to maternal health services, specifically where mobile technologies can be used as a tool to aid this. We’re focusing our solutions in low-income countries, such as Burkina Faso and Bangladesh. In many such countries fees for health care prevent millions of mothers from seeking the professional care they need or where under-investment means health works or medicines are unavailable.
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What global challenge do you think innovation leaders should work to solve right now?

What global challenge do you think innovation leaders should work to solve right now? | OpenIDEO | Scoop.it
Getting the community to throw up a series of challenges that should be prioritised for the global summit.
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How might we increase the availability of affordable learning tools & services for students in the developing world?

How might we increase the availability of affordable learning tools & services for students in the developing world? | OpenIDEO | Scoop.it
Wonderful ideas on affordable learning tools and services for students in developing countries.
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OpenIDEO - Create an inspirational logo for OpenIDEO

OpenIDEO - Create an inspirational logo for OpenIDEO | OpenIDEO | Scoop.it
OpenIDEO's first challenge was to design the website logo. The challenge was launched internally at IDEO to do two things: beta test our site – and get the crowd designing the logo for us. OpenIDEO asked the crowd: what logos, typefaces, graphics, or sketches inspire you? At the end of the challenge, the winning idea became the logo for the site.
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OpenIDEO - How might we restore vibrancy in cities and regions facing economic decline?

OpenIDEO - How might we restore vibrancy in cities and regions facing economic decline? | OpenIDEO | Scoop.it

OpenIDEO has partnered with Steelcase to explore the topic of revitalising struggling cities around the world. Together we’re looking to design solutions – from entrepreneurship and education to community mobilisation and campaigns – that reinvigorate and help restore areas facing economic decline, population loss, unemployment and erosion of social/civic services or other critical issues

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OpenIDEO - How might we increase social impact with OpenIDEO over the next year?

OpenIDEO - How might we increase social impact with OpenIDEO over the next year? | OpenIDEO | Scoop.it

OpenIDEO has turned 1! It’s been an incredible year of connecting and collaborating for social innovation and we are so amazed by the flourishing community that has joined us since our launch. To celebrate our first anniversary, we’re asking you to explore together and identify ways that we can increase our individual and collective social impact over the course of the next year.

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How might we better connect food production and consumption?

How might we better connect food production and consumption? | OpenIDEO | Scoop.it
Different inspirations have been shared, concepts created - check it out.Help us close the gap between rural food production and urban food consumption to create more sustainable, happy and healthy communities. OpenIDEO has partnered with the Queensland Government in Australia and the IDEAS Festival 2011 to create a closer connection between local food production and consumption that can make a dramatic impact on sustainability efforts
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How might we increase the number of registered bone marrow donors to help save more lives?

How might we increase the number of registered bone marrow donors to help save more lives? | OpenIDEO | Scoop.it
OpenIDEO has partnered with the Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University to explore new ideas for encouraging bone marrow donation worldwide. Together we’re asking you, the OpenIDEO community, to help us find ways to expand the global network of potential bone marrow donors and support people who are battling leukemia and other blood cancers.
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How can we improve sanitation and better manage human waste in low-income urban communities?

How can we improve sanitation and better manage human waste in low-income urban communities? | OpenIDEO | Scoop.it
OpenIDEO has partnered with Unilever and WSUP (Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor) to explore sanitation issues in Ghana. Together we’re asking you, the OpenIDEO community, to help us come up with sustainable sanitation inspirations and concepts. We'll be focusing on low-income urban areas like Kumasi – the nation’s second-largest city, with a population of more than 1.5 million people.
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Open Planet Ideas

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Open Planet Ideas is an online community set up by Sony and WWF to harness the ingenuity and innovation out there to help tackle environmental challenges.
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How can we raise kids' awareness of the benefits of fresh food so they can make better choices?

How can we raise kids' awareness of the benefits of fresh food so they can make better choices? | OpenIDEO | Scoop.it
The kick-off OpenIDEO challenge is to explore, how we might raise kid’s awareness of the benefits of fresh food so they can make better choices. Better choices about the food they eat, the skills to cook it, and the knowledge to make these choices.
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