What We Do

IDIN empowers a diverse, global network of innovators to design, develop, and disseminate low-cost, practical technologies to improve the lives of people living in poverty.

IDIN supports local innovation to create impact in five ways:

Summits

Hands-on design experiences co-creating low-cost, practical technologies for people living in poverty
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Innovation Centers

Maker spaces connecting innovators to resources and training to develop technologies that make social impact
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Research

A team generating new knowledge on local innovation and the role it plays in sustainable community and regional development
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IDIN Network Resources

Funding, training, and educational opportunities to help local innovation thrive through our 800+ Network members around the world
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Student Participation

Classes, projects, research, field visits, and technology development to train the next generation of changemakers
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