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Asia-Pacific

The Climate Innovation Lab in Asia-Pacific was is a fast paced three-day online event that brought together selected youth participants as well as climate technology experts within the selected sectors and technology fields in the region to explore innovative design thinking tools, flexing their entrepreneurial muscles and creating solutions for enhanced climate action. At the end of the Climate Innovation Labs, the selected participants were provided follow-on support to implement and scale selected solutions through a 6-8 week Climate Innovation Academy Programme delivered by the CTCN partner Seedstars. Please see more information about the projects below. 

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Asia-Pacific

Youth innovation region search results

  • Waster

    Type: 
    Youth innovation case studies

    Elevator Pitch:

    We solve plastic bottle waste for tourism and recycling companies through an app-based solution guiding and promoting recycling.

    The problem:

    Over 400,000 plastic bottles are discarded per day in Kathmandu: 85% of this goes to landfill. Plastic waste is blocking water streams and contaminating the environment. Over 50 million plastic bottles were discarded by tourists in 2019.

    The solution:

  • Nirwallna

    Type: 
    Youth innovation case studies

    Elevator Pitch:

    We optimize green wall design solutions for per formance for green developers by figuring out the right place, right time and right plants.

    The problem:

    Current ver tical greening solutions to combat urban heat island effects are unjustifiably expensive and unsustainable due to poor design and planning.

    The solution:

    Per formance-oriented early analysis green wall design tool with a sensor-based real time feedback system

  • The Last Mile

    Type: 
    Youth innovation case studies

    Elevator Pitch:

    We solve the cold storage problem of vaccine wastage at “points of care” for vaccine administers at sites located in communities with unreliable electricity by utilizing the power of solar energy to maintain the required temperature for a cooling storage system.

    The problem:

    Over 50% of vaccines are wasted globally because of temperature control, logistics, and shipment-related issues

    The solution:

  • Space Era

    Type: 
    Youth innovation case studies

    Elevator Pitch:

    We solve the housing needs of refugees for INGOs and UN Bodies by providing a standard shelter prototype ensuring affordability and sustainability.

    The problem:

    More than 1 Billion refugees/migrants/laborers are in need of shelter throughout the world.

    The solution:

    We provide sustainable, affordable, and habitable shelter for climate refugees and Displaced migrants worldwide.

    Achievements:

  • Farm in a box

    Type: 
    Youth innovation case studies

    Elevator Pitch:

    We solve the problem of people not having knowledge, space, and time to grow plants by giving them an easy-to-use self-sustainable, automated sub-irrigation planter.

    The problem:

    The major problem is lack of knowledge, Time, and space due to which we are eating poison! People living in cities are major plant killers! Leading them to never grow plants again.

    The solution: