The UNICEF Innovation unit works in cooperation with centres on a range of projects around the world, at various stages of development from user research and technology search to piloting and implementation.
Child Survival and Health
Democratic Republic of the Congo (the)
An Improved Pediatric Weight Measurement Device
The treatment, care and support of children often requires the measurement of their weights. Knowing a child's weight...
UNICEF's technology projects are often deployed in remote areas with limited (or no) Internet connectivity. In order to improve access to information, UNICEF created the uPortal; a multi-media...
Child Survival and Health, Newborn Care, Sustainability
The current problems experienced in cold chain transportation is the accidental freezing of vaccines. This Innovation project is looking to explore the possibility of utilizing a technology...
Over the years, UNICEF has received feedback from country offices calling for temporary structures that can serve a variety of purposes. The basic tent has not been able to satisfy the...
“Innovation… is seldom the product of a single individual’s intellectual brilliance. Innovation is the product of the connection between individuals and their ideas” (Gary Hamel).
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