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IMC to build blueprint for using innovation to reduce inequalities at European Development Days

On 18-19 June, IMC Worldwide will be at the European Development Days (EDDs) in Brussels to share how we foster innovation to improve lives in low-income countries and generate fresh ideas with the development community.

Monday 17 June 2019, Hulya Pasaogullari, Ben Walker, Bojan Bozovic, Bryony Everett

Every year, the European Development Days (EDDs) attract thousands of participants from all over the world that come together to share learning and best practices and innovate. Under the 2019 theme “Addressing inequalities: building a world which leaves no one behind”, IMC will host a stand for staff to share their learning from delivering ground-breaking innovation programmes across Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.

IMC’s consultants will engage participants to generate discussions and new ideas on how to leverage technology to solve intractable issues around access to clean energy, water and sanitation, health, mobility and climate change adaptation.

IMC Managing Director Gavin English says: ‘We are passionate about looking for new ways to address inequalities gaps. As innovators in development, we harness the latest approaches and technologies in many of our programmes. At the EDDs, we want to co-create with participants a blueprint for using innovation in development which we are calling ‘Connected Impact’. Come and join us in the conversation in the Global Village!”

Our ‘Connected Impact’ stand is number 31, you can view it on the event’s map here. Below you can find our stand schedule for 18 June, during these time-frames you will have the opportunity to meet our consultants and learn more about specific topics and programmes. 

10:00-11:00 Innovative PPPs: Meet Hulya and Aninver

11:00-12:00 Innovation Prizes: Meet Bryony and Clare

14:00-15:00 IMC’s Flagship #Tech4Dev Programmes: Meet Bojan

15:00-15:30 Innovative PPPs: Meet Hulya and Aninver

15:30-16:00 Innovation Prizes: Meet Bryony and Clare

16:00-16:30 Flagship #Tech4Dev Programmes: Meet Bojan

You can also follow #EDD19 #tech4dev on Twitter as well as @IMCWorldwide and @IdeastoImpact

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