The Invisible Bicycle Helmet | Fredrik Gertten on Vimeo

“If people say it’s impossible we have to prove them wrong.”Design students Anna and Terese took on a giant challenge as an exam project. Something no one had done before. If they could swing it, it would for sure be revolutionary. The bicycle is a tool to change the world. If we use bikes AND travel safe: Life will be better for all.

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Health 2.0’s Boston Big-Data Code-a-thon

Health 2.0’s Boston Code-a-thon, is a coding competition designed around using big-data to build exciting new applications and tools to improve health care. This year, we’re hosting the event in conjunction with our annual spring conference, Spring Fling: Matchpoint Boston, which is focused on getting entrepreneurial teams from “big ideas” to the negotiating table with established health care leaders.

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i4i Product Development Awards (DoH / NIHR)

Applications submitted to i4i Product Development Awards are expected to be of a high quality and will be judged using the following selection criteria:

  • evidence that a novel technology or intervention will be the the ultimate output of the research and development, delivering a clear benefit to patients
  • the relevance of the research topic to the needs of the NHS
  • the strength of the project team
  • the degree of technological innovation and the case for further development
  • the economic case
  • the strength of the overall business plan.

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How Do You Fix The iPad Speaker? With A Mickey Mouse Ear | Co.Design: business + innovation + design

Evan Clabots, from Nonlinear Studio, has developed a Kickstarter-backed solution called the Amplifiear. It’s a clip-on accessory that reflects audio–especially the higher frequencies–back at the user. The amplifier requires no power to use; it’s just plastic, fitted with a “tension clip” (read: an etching within the plastic) that allows it to fit on iPad 2s or the new iPad (3rd generation).

“I see Mickey Mouse”

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