PEOPLE CENTRED INNOVATION WITH BOP IN KENYA

This presentation by Louise Koch from the BOP Workshop on the Joint Actions Against Climate Change Conference in Denmark in juni 2009 presents our approach to people centred innovation with Base of the Pyramid. It is based on our work with Grundfos LIFELINK in Kenya, where Louise is contributing with the people centred perspective in developing solutions for sustainable water supply.

Download the presentation here below:
Userdriven Innovation with BOP - Case Grundfos LIFELINK
CASE DESCRIPTION ON NFBI RESEARCH PROJECT ::

This 5 page report captures the key insights from the research project People Centred innovation with Base of the Pyramid conducted in November 2008 to April 2009 in collaboration with NFBi - Network for Research Based Userdriven Innovation - and SPIRE Research Centre on Participatory Innovation.

Download in Danish or English from the links below:
Innovation med BOP - NFBi Case - Louise Koch Innovation with BOP - NFBi Case - Louise Koch
GUIDELINES:
PEOPLE-CENTRED INNOVATION WITH BOP ::

The methodological framework and guidelines for innovation with BOP are being developed continuously based on our accumulated experience in the field. 

From the link below you can download Louise's presentation from the BOP Workshop on Joint Actions Against Climate Change Conference with a presentation of the approach to people centred innovation that she applied working with Grundfos LIFELINK in Kenya. 

Also check the reading list with lots of good stuff to keep you busy.

Userdriven Innovation with BOP - Case Grundfos LIFELINK
THE BUSINESS OF DEVELOPMENT ::

Louise Koch contributed to the recent edition of the online magazine International Development with the article 'The Business of Development'. The article introduces the field of Base of the Pyramid to an audience from the development sector, and argues that business and innovation might be two important missing links for sustainable development.

Read the article HERE - on page 23.
PRESENTATION FROM BOP RESEARCH WORKSHOP

Userdriven innovation and Base of the Pyramid has so far been two rather separate fields. In the research seminar in February 2009 on SPIRE, researchers from both sides came together to explore the common ground and the unfolding research perspectives.

Here is the presentation by Louise Koch, introducing Base of the Pyramid and outlining research perspectives.
INTRODUCTION TO BOP - LOUISE KOCH
BOP INNOVATION :: Louise Koch :: lk@bop-innovation.com :: +45 2296 3232
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