tech for good
Hear “Tech for Good” Stories at DevNet Create
Join us at DevNet Create on October 19-21 to hear stories of how developers are using Cisco technologies to do good in the world. Then find like-minded people with whom you can collaborate on your project.
Brave Innovators Solve Real World Problems
In 2020, our NTT and Cisco employees participated in a global Hackfest with one sole purpose: to create a more sustainable future using innovative solutions that solve the world’s toughest problems. Here are the winning ideas.
Pushing boundaries: AI and solar mobile chillers keep it fresh and cool
Savanna Circuit Tech pinpointed an area of inequality and lost profit, and created a solution that allows field agents and women dairy producers to easily collect payments for delivered milk and access the credit facility, based on our AI-enabled credit scoring feature.
How our food choices can help reverse climate change
In 2020, we have encountered a perfect storm of rare societal and environmental factors, which, if leveraged wisely, can propel us into a carbon-neutral or even carbon-negative future. And now is the time for us as consumers to choose our future.
Cisco to Award $1 Million USD in Prizes to #TechForGood Startups
The 5th annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge is underway. We are awarding $1M USD in prizes to early-stage tech entrepreneurs who are solving the world’s toughest problems.
How a medical social enterprise used 3D printing technology to help during a PPE shortage
Vispala is a social enterprise that uses 3D printing technology to produce low-cost prosthetic arms in India. Recently, they made a temporary shift in their manufacturing to provide face shields during a time of need.
Waste management innovation: making the impossible possible
People piled trash in streets, causing filth and disease. While people blamed the government, Nivedha knew there was a solution to sort and recycle all waste and clean the streets.
How a former Global Problem Solver winner is helping to monitor patient vital signs
Neopenda is a social enterprise startup that won the Cisco Global Problem Solver Prize at the 2016 Rice Business Plan Competition. Sona Shah, co-founder and CEO of Neopenda, recently shared with us how their device, neoGuard, is being used on neonatal, pediatric, and adult patients to help monitor their health during the COVID-19 pandemic.