Accelerator 101

22/03/2017By Matt ScottBlog

About our author: Stephanie Kimber is a foundation member of the innovationXchange team, a part of Australia’s aid program. She ran Australia’s first two Grand Challenges and is currently on secondment to the Global Innovation Exchange based in Washington D.C. Last year I experienced the power of an acceleration process up close and personal. To … Read More

The Climate Foundation: Taking a Deep Dive into Marine Permaculture

02/02/2017By Matt ScottBlog, News

Brian von Herzen, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the Climate Foundation, which is working on an innovation to restore natural ocean overturning circulation, a process that brings nutrient-rich waters to the sea surface and restores aquatic plant and animal productivity. The Climate Foundation has designed and developed the Marine Permaculture Array, a cutting-edge system … Read More

Aquacelerator Convenes Inspirational Innovators in Perth, AU

19/12/2016By Matt ScottBlog, News

In early December, waves of change washed ashore Cottesloe Beach, in Perth, AU, where the Australian Department of Foreign Affair’s innovationXchange convened 10 inspiring teams of innovators, with two dozen expert Council Members from across the aquaculture and development sectors to kick off the Blue Economy Challenge’s Aquacelerator.  Discovered through the 2016 Blue Economy Challenge, … Read More

Announcing The Winners Of The Blue Economy Challenge

16/09/2016By Kendra YoshinagaBlog, News

We have a winner– ten of them! Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop today announced the winners of the Blue Economy Challenge at the World Wildlife Fund headquarters in Washington, D.C. The winning innovations range from low-cost micro-scale farming to improved seaweed farming technology for women to vaccine-carrying fish feed. We can’t wait to see how these … Read More