It is no longer acceptable (or smart) to create a business just to make money.
Floating solar panels offer a lot of benefits, but no one wants to ruin our lakes with them. But there are huge pools of less beautiful water all over the world, ripe for having a solar array floated on top of them. Just hold your nose.
What’s the best way to catch people taking too many fish from the ocean? It might be on your computer right now.
Farmers are great at growing food, but can be less good at the other aspects of running a direct-to-consumer business. As the demand for community supported agriculture grows, this new tech--part Salesforce, part FedEx--can help farmers use their time to actually farm.
You don’t need super origami skills to make this medical device work, but it’s extra dimensions allow it to pack expensive tests into a small, cheap package.
The countries most primed for innovation have a mix of factors--including diversity and resource scarcity--that force innovators to come up with the most compelling solutions.
The classic urban planning simulation is getting an introduction to the modern age, and that means making decisions about exploiting natural resources that can have dire consequences for your citizens.