Impact Through Innovation Cambridge
Tackling global challenges with innovation
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WHO WE ARE
Impact Through Innovation Cambridge (ITIC) is a student society that supports the creation and existence of innovative projects to tackle global challenges
WHAT WE DO
We form a community of projects relating to improving sustainable development across the world. We also provide a platform of support and guidance of new projects, helping ideas be practically implemented into the real world.
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
If any of this sounds interesting to you, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We run weekly events throughout term and newcomers are always welcome!
SEE WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO:
Disinfection of harvested rainwater in rural world communities is often underdeveloped. With an estimated 1.8 billion people still drinking from contaminated sources, access to clean drinking water is one of
Although there are charities in Tanzania providing cheap or donated glasses, the vast majority of people still find that cost is a key issue. This leads to problems with children's’
This project has a three-fold aim: Develop a low-cost 3D printer that is affordable enough for individual households and low income economies.Make 3D printing more efficient by leveraging modern information
ITIC has been commissioned by the international NGO Field Ready to conduct research to develop a better design for Heavy Lifting Airbags (HLA). HLAs are a common tool for rescue
The idea behind this would be to create a fun social movement, whereby different social groups get to submit ideas on a social networking platform. These ideas get shared/upvoted and
People are often reluctant to give homeless people cash due to them being unaware of what it may be spent on. Often homeless people are bought food instead, but this
Many pieces of equipment in biological laboratories can be very expensive due to their relatively high specification, but their fundamental workings are often quite simple. Price can be a barrier
Kisoro Water Access Initiative (KWAI) was formed to improve water access in Kisoro, a region in southern Uganda. Despite having a humid climate, Kisoro suffers from poor infrastructure leading to
Kisoro Water Access Initiative (KWAI) was formed to improve water access in Kisoro, a region in southern Uganda. Kisoro suffers from poor infrastructure which leads to water scarcity. For this
All around the world humans are becoming less tolerant of views that don't align with their ideology. Even those who call themselves liberals are becoming more narrow minded and unwilling
Volunteers working in developing countries, many with specialised knowledge in health science, engineering, carpentry, and education, observe problems that can be solved through innovative technology, engineering, and design. Currently, there