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.

From 2012-2017, IDIN supported local innovation to create impact in five ways:


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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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 1,000+ Network members around the world
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