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An introduction to the Lab-School for Innovation

Our video editor Jagdish just finished his time with us here at CKS, and we’re sad to see him go, but grateful for all the video work he’s done for us over the past three months. We had a little … Continue reading

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A Conversation with the CEO of the Gates Foundation

I was very pleasantly surprised last week when I received an invitation to a dinner hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The dinner, a networking event designed to introduce the new India Office Country Director, Mr. Girindre Beeharry, … Continue reading

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Video: Participation, Collaboration, Innovation

Watch this brief summary of the second panel discussion at Design Public III in New Delhi. The discussion focused on the relationship between participation, collaboration and innovation, during which panelists talked about the role of technology in garnering participation from … Continue reading

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Participatory Urban Design: An Interview with Darshana Gothi Chauhan

Urban Designer and Architect, Darshana Gothi Chauhan, of Urban Initiatives, joined us on the 20th of April to be a part of the Design Public Conclave on Trust, Participation, Innovation. Urban Initiatives has an inter-disciplinary approach to urban design, transportation, … Continue reading

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Beyond Technology: Creating a Collaborative Innovation Platform in India

Reflecting on the theme of Design Public III, I had earlier blogged about the significance of civil society participation to promote an inclusive innovation culture in India. Many participants of the conclave emphasized the need for a more democratic approach … Continue reading

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Design Public III: An Overview in Pictures

What really happened at the third edition of Design Public? In many ways, it was all much more than we can wrap our heads around. While more reflective accounts of the day will soon follow, this is a quick overview … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Fundamentals of ‘Inclusive’ Innovation

Many recent conversations, exploring the relationship between Trust, Participation, and Innovation in light of our upcoming Design Public conclave, have been emphasizing the need to build an inclusive culture of innovation. “Inclusion” has become the new buzz word as India … Continue reading

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‘Spark the Rise’ alongside Design Public

All the while that we’ve been busy planning the Design Public Conclave, other interesting conclaves on innovation are also in the making, in particular the Mahindra ‘Spark the Rise’ finale that will take place on the very same day as … Continue reading

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Guest blog posts before Design Public

This is an a collection of all the contributions from panelists who will be present at Design Public III. Scott Burnham: Trust, Participation and Innovation Amir Khan: Why Should India Move towards an Innovation Economy? Bhairavi Jani: An Innovation Game … Continue reading

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One Week Until Design Public Conclave

We are one week away from Design Public III: Trust, Participation, Innovation, a conclave bringing together government officials, private sector, social sector, funding agencies, specialists, entrepreneurs, and academics to discuss and debate the challenges, goals, and strategies of transforming India … Continue reading

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