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Virtual Innovation Exhibit: Innovations Catalyzed by COVID-19 (continued)

Wed 05 May 2021, 7.30 am
Virtual meeting (NYC time)

Background

(Livestream)

Opening Remarks

  • Ms. Špela Stres, Director, Innovation and Technology Transfer Center for Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia (TFM 10-Member Group) 

(7:35-8:30 am) [Parallel panels] 

Panel 5: Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Innovations

In this panel, select winners of the 2020 and 2021 UN Calls for Innovations will share their maternal, newborn and child health expertise. Innovators will explain their cutting-edge initiatives and share insights from their experience implementing development solutions in a rapidly changing context around the pandemic.

Moderator: Ms. Tina Assi, Director of Global Health Innovation, Grand Challenges Canada

Speakers:

  • Mr. Innocent Menyo, Team Lead & Co-Founder | M-SCAN
  • Ms. Shivi Kapil, Founder & CEO | Kriya, Empathy Design Labs PVT LTD
  • Mr. Ambrose Katungi Muhwezi, Africa Regional Director | We Care Solar
  • Mr. Federico Naccarato, Global Project Lead | SCOPE CODA (Conditional On-Demand Assistance) Solutions, United Nations World Food Programme
  • Mr. Ratul Narain, Managing Director | BEMPU Health

Panel 6: Environmental Innovations

In this panel, select winners of the 2020 and 2021 UN Calls for Innovations will share their environmental expertise. Innovators will explain their cutting-edge initiatives and share insights from their experience implementing development solutions in a rapidly changing context around the pandemic.

Moderator: Ms. Stephanie Rambler, Sustainable Development Officer, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations

Speakers:

  • Ms. Jane Ngugi, CEO | Lejan Energy LTD
  • Mr. Andreas Kölling, Deputy Managing Director | Build up Nepal
  • Mr. Mohamed Tarek, CEO | ERTH, Bluebee Technologies
  • Mr. David Gallagher, CEO | Sustainable Social Enterprise Model for Sanitation that benefits low-to-middle income populations & especially women, Aerosan

Biographies