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Reinder van Tijen

Designer in Maastricht

Pro-Poor Innovation, How to Hype it with Micro Industry

PRESENTED ON NOV 23, 2015
IN MAASTRICHT @ VOL 27

“Craft keeps alive a few million– a few billion people but it doesn't lift them out of poverty. You need something else; what you need is your brain and my brain, an attitude, and a change.”

In Pro-Poor Innovation, How to Hype it with Micro Industry from PechaKucha Night Maastrict’s 27th Volume, Reinder van Tijen, owner of the company Demotech discusses industry at the poverty level. In industry, one needs capital. In an environment with no capital, one needs Ingenuity. Loopholes can be found when one re-designs concepts, tools, methods, and ideas to make them accessible and affordable to everybody in the world. Tijen’s goal? To improve lives with tricks and techniques and create more joy per person.

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IMRC (Immerse) Labs

BY SEAN TAYLOR
@ VOL 12 ON APR 11, 2014

The IMRC Labs are a creative sciences, innovation, and technology center ​within​ the University of Maine​ that focuses on introducing design thinking strategies to provide innovation opportunities for students, involved community members, entrepreneurs, and business leaders. ​Sean Taylor is a third year candidate for Master of Fine Arts at the University of Maine’s Intermedia Program and graduates in August. His intermedial work ​researches sociological factors concerning the effect of technology on ​how people exist and function in the world in relation to one another. 

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Hype Versus Impact

BY ANA MIHAIL
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 09, 2014

An entrepreneur at heart with a strong interest in circular economy development, Ana Mihail speaks about the opportunities we now have to contribute to a better future and collaborate to make a difference. The difference between following the hype or creating an impact starts at a personal level, choosing to take the path less travelled and making a stand for things that matter. 

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Back to the Future: The City Observatory

BY JANETTE HUGHES
@ VOL 25 ON SEP 25, 2015

Janette Hughes works in development, management and consultation relating to IT and innovation and how this can lead to transformational opportunities. Her expertise covers design, innovation and economic development over a range of sectors!

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Global Innovation Design

BY MICHIKO STAS
@ VOL 132 ON JAN 27, 2016

Four graduate students of Industrial Design, on a year-long international exchange program, learn the joys and pitfalls of global design collaboration. Speakers  Michiko Stas and her fellow students Maya Seetharaman, Sandra Atakora, and Murrill Oake, discuss their shared year of adventure with the Pratt Institute’s Global Innovation Design Program, explaining how our interconnectedness leads to global problems that can only be solved colaboratively.

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Empathy in Innovation

BY TOM CIPRIAN
IN NEW WESTMINSTER

For this presentation, Tom Ciprian talks about how walking in another person's shoes allows us to understand one another so that we can learn how to connect to the world around us.

He says that applying empathy to innovation means we're hearing the voice of the customer so that our decisions and actions can serve a bigger purpose.

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Nashville Innovation Project

BY RON YEARWOOD
@ VOL 27 ON FEB 22, 2018

Ron Yearwood talks about building a diverse network of tech in a Nashville "Innovation District".

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Accessibility On The Web

BY CHANCE STRICKLAND
@ VOL 27 ON FEB 22, 2018

Chance Strickland talks about how to make the internet more accessable.

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Innovation In Music

BY RON YEARWOOD
@ VOL 26 ON OCT 18, 2017

Nate Dickinson - A look at advancements in music technology.

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Bridgeport Legacy of Innovation

BY MIKE ROER
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 12, 2018

Mike Roer shares about some of the notable inventions and inventors from Bridgeport, CT. Be prepared to be surprised!