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 Who should connect?

University faculty worldwide:

  • From a broad range of disciplines, including engineering, design, sciences, social sciences, business and entrepreneurship
  • With demonstrated commitment to teaching field-based innovation that addresses global problems
  • Who are dedicated to reciprocal partnerships with end-users

Connect for practice

Sustainable Vision Connect members are invited to attend annual meetings to discuss how to:

  • Prepare students to create cross-sector solutions to global problems
  • Build university programs that teach culturally appropriate technology and market-based innovation
  • Promote the launch of scalable businesses, like Greenlight Planet. Watch the video:


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Sustainable Vision Connect 2013, a one-day preconference workshop designed specifically for faculty building strong educational programs around invention and innovation for poverty alleviation and basic human needs, will be taking place March 21, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

This event is full to capacity, and registration is now closed. For any questions, please email


Sustainable Vision Connect Advisors

Iqbal Quadir, Director, Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT

Paul Polak, Founder, International Development Enterprises

Amy Smith, Founder of the D-Lab program at MIT

Paul Hudnut, Co-Director of the Global Innovation Center for Energy, Environment and Health at CSU


Principal partner


Case studies: global technology projects funded by NCIIA