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Humanitarian Innovation

A set of organisations dedicated to humanitarian innovation and research efforts


A global charity that finds solutions to complex humanitarian problems through research and innovation.


The Response Innovation Lab

The RIL supports localised innovations through investing in the piloting, scaling and introduction of solutions to markets. It does so through uniting key actors in the humanitarian innovation field, matching problem holders to solution providers and supporting innovators to maximise the effect of their solutions.


Human Innovation Forum, Facebook

Humanitarians from across the globe gather to focus on using the collective passion and shared collection of resources to leverage innovation and develop the humanitarianism world, with one shared goal: turning our shared global grand challenges into humanity’s greatest opportunities.


The Humanitarian Practice Network

Provides an independent forum for policy-makers, practitioners and others working in/on the humanitarian sector to share and disseminate information, analysis and experience, and to learn from it.



MIT D-Lab works with people around the world to develop and advance collaborative approaches and practical solutions to global poverty challenges.


Global Corporate Innovation Community, Facebook

This group was established in order to provide knowledge, tools, and connections in the field of organizational innovation. The group will deal with internal and open innovation and will give value to its members.



A global network of NGOs, UN agencies, members of the Red Cross/Crescent Movement, donors, academics, networks and consultants dedicated to learning how to improve response to humanitarian crises.

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Humanitarian Grand Challenge

A Humanitarian Grand Challenge engages the private sector in an effort to find innovative and revolutionary ideas and solutions to address some of the humanitarian global challenges. Also provides news and updates on the humanitarian innovation world.

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