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:

BlueTap

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

EyeSee

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'sā€™

Sustainability App

Pay It Forward

Kilifi Recycle

Improving 3D Printing

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

Heavy Lifting Airbags – Field Ready

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

Development Hackathon

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

Debit card for homeless people

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

Low Cost Instrumentation for Biological Analysis

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 Initiative: Chatbot

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

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

Breaking Intolerance

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

Project-Capture

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