ICChange METHOD

AN ADAPTIVE 

LIVING LABORATORY 

Responding to specific needs by vulnerable peoples and leaders aiming to advance social good, the ICChange Innovation Lab is a collaborative platform on which an international network of talent work together to research problems, co-create pilot projects, and iterate solutions. 

Catalysts

Opportunities

Innovators needing mentorship, vulnerable people expressing a need.

Challenges

Poverty, health disparities, pandemics, conflicts

Resources

Interdisciplinary Team

Sustainable development goals, climate change, rapid urbanization

Institutional Memory

A track record of success ready to inform future decisions.

Investors and Funders

Supporting ventures and initiatives creating tangible change.

Experience & Knowledge

Poverty, health disparities, pandemics, conflicts

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Supporting Network

500+ with diverse experiences from diverse locations.

ICChange

are mobilized to

Consulting

Advocacy

Mentoring

Initiatives

Drivers

Sustainable development goals, climate change, rapid urbanization

2) First Pilot

Mobilize local and international talent.

3) Best Practices Review

Monitor and evaluation in the field for lessons learned with the goal of sustainability.

4) Refine and Expand

Share with clients and alliance partners attracted by pilot success.

5) Second Pilot

Push the envelope of practical experiential learning through addressing real life challenges. 

6) New Design Ideas

Triggers new design ideas for a different approach or related challenge

1) Design

Design an initial model in collaboration with local partners, civil society, academia, corporations 

set in motion the

METHOD

generates

powers and informs

Innovative Thought

Disruptive Technology

ICChange SERVICES

Is it ethical for western surgeons to operate in low-income countries?

Urban slums are an asset, not a liability.

The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated an existing shortage of ventilators.

Low-cost, antibacterial ceramic water point-of-use filters.

Electronic health records for continuity of care in informal settlements

Electronic health records for continuity of care in informal settlements

Mobilizing and empowering collaborative individuals and organizations to design, develop, and deliver innovative solutions to challenges being addressed by vulnerable populations.

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ICChange is a global, collaborative social enterprise that develops, then implements sustainable and scalable solutions that positively impact the security and well-being

of those who need it most.

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