The India Switzerland Social Innovation Camp (INSSINC) is back for its second edition in Bangalore, India. Building on last year’s successfully developed prototypes, EPFL, UNIL and EPFL+ECAL Lab will be conducting a collaborative program for 12 selected students from Switzerland in partnership with swissnex India and SELCO Foundation. The immersive social innovation workshop will allow the students to work in interdisciplinary teams, mixing engineering, design and social science competencies, to address, by producing a product or service prototype.
The students will be working on 4 defined problem statements which are related to bridge schools in migrants & communities, such as;
How can the workload for teachers be reduced?
How can the whole community benefit from education?
How can the comfort conditions for learning be improved?
How can better integration of siblings & presence in the classroom take place?
The selected students go through an extensive 2 week programme consisting of field visits, ideation of solutions and finally presentation of their developed prototypes to social entrepreneurs. . The fundamental objective of the programme is to develop prototypes with real world applications for migrant and underprivileged communities in urban areas through research and innovation.
Know more about INSSIN.CAMP.