Impact Spotlight: Highlighting the Work of Paola Santana and Social Glass

For this Impact Spotlight, I would like to highlight the work of Paola Santana and her startup Social Glass. Paola originally joined SU as a GSP participant in 2011, hailing from the …

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Making the Leap to a Resilient Future: How Technology Can Help Vulnerable Workers

Nearly every country is grappling with high levels of unemployment. While COVID-19 ignited this crisis, it is part of a larger shift in the workforce that has been happening for …

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Impact Spotlight: RNA Micro-factories, the Pandemic, Mars and Moonshot Strategies

For this week’s post, I would like to highlight this article from Reuters sharing how Tesla, Inc and the German company CureVac, are teaming up to build portable automated bio-printers or …

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Policymaking in Modern Times: Stewarding Responsible Innovation

In my work at Singularity University, one of the constant concerns I hear from the public is that policymakers and regulators simply cannot keep up with the pace of accelerating …

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How the WFP Innovation Accelerator is Creating a World of Zero Hunger

The World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Accelerator, an Impact Partner of Singularity University, just published their 2019 annual report. It’s full of many great examples of how those working to …

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Unleashing Innovation in Pandemics: Dr. Daniel Kraft and the “Waze for COVID-19” App

While the COVID-19 pandemic has created panic and fear around the world, it is also unleashing new opportunities for collaboration and innovation. Dr. Daniel Kraft, Singularity’s University’s Chair for Medicine …

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Injecting Technologies into Finland’s Healthcare System

Cristina Andersson is a frequent speaker on robotics and artificial intelligence, a board member and founder at Airawise Oy, and an author. She has been working with AI and robotics …

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Singularity University and the Disaster Resilience Global Grand Challenge

Disaster Resilience is one of Singularity University’s global grand challenges. Specifically, we believe in creating a world with effective and efficient disaster risk reduction, emergency response, and rehabilitation that saves …

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Exploring the Science Fiction Future of Corporate Learning

In July 2019, Singularity University published a global vision of the future of learning, including a graphic novel co-created by our community at a Science Fiction Design Intelligence workshop and …

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Singularity University and the Security Global Grand Challenge

Security is one of our global grand challenges at Singularity University. In particular, we are striving to create a world of the safety of all people from physical and psychological …

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