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Gearbox By Wachira Ndaiga / June 24, 2014

Lemelson Foundation Funds Gearbox!

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Guest Blog by Paul Birkelo Exciting news! The Lemelson Foundation has awarded $90,000 to help fund the startup costs for Gearbox, East Africa’s first rapid prototyping, design, and manufacturing facility. The press release on CSRWire also announced that the U.S. Global Development Lab of USAID is expected to make a contribution

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IDDS Info

Gearbox By Jessica Colaço / January 16, 2014

Upcoming International Development Design Summit (IDDS) and Rethink Relief summits by MIT D-Lab

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)  D-Lab will be supporting two summits and applications are now open for both! Having attended a previous IDDS Brazil in 2012, I highly encourage any creative, innovative, unique people to apply.   Rethink Relief Rethink Relief is an intense two-week hands-on design workshop dedicated

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shift 2020 - How Technology Will Impact Our Future

Gearbox By Jessica Colaço / December 17, 2013

shift 2020 Kickstarter campaign

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Blogpost  by: Rudy De Waele I am very pleased to announce my contribution to a new book project called shift 2020 - How Technology Will Impact Our Future. It’s a self-published book curated by Rudy De Waele including foresights on how technology will impact our future by some of the world’s leading experts. The story

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Gearbox By Jessica Colaço / December 16, 2013

Flying Donkeys and Tech Expos

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By Wachira Ndaiga- Gearbox intern What a month it’s been! Between all our everyday work and grind, we managed to sign up, build and compete in an IEEE expo competition, as well as arrange a wildly inspiring Gearbox meetup with Jonathan Ledgard from EPFL on the Flying Donkey Challenge. Read

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