Sonia Navarro (@son_navarro) Associate director, Institute for Social Innovation, ESADE.
Challenge Based Innovation (CBI) is a four-month project-based course in which multidisciplinary student teams from ESADE, UPC, IED Barcelona and UNIMORE in Italy collaborate with researchers at CERN IdeaSquare to discover novel solutions for the future of humankind. Each team is given a human-driven challenge and must apply methodologies to prototype solutions that will ideally include technologies derived from research at CERN.
On 1st December 2016, at a gala held at CERN in Geneva, guests learned about the proof-of-concept prototypes on which the five student teams had been working over the past few months to address various societal challenges. One of the teams (Learning Environment of the Future) was sponsored by the E&Y Foundation through ESADE’s Institute for Social Innovation. Read the rest of this entry »