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A Broader National Support System for Community Information
Using strategic planning to delve into years of local partner experiences and changes in technology and policy approaches, the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership reviews arrangements of...more



Study: Children with Egg Allergies Can Safely Receive Vaccine
It has recently been reported that a new study from the University of Michigan has found that children who are allergic to eggs can now safely receive a single dose of seasonal influenza vaccine to...more

Biocom Institute Launches STEM Voice Video Competition
Biocom Institute launched a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Voice video competition in collaboration with The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes (CSBI). The STEM...more

Code for America Launches Australia Incubator
Code for America, a social enterprise coding start-up, has launched a new branch in Melbourne, Australia. The Code for Australia will provide a fellowship program an incubator program and a...more

These Amazingly Simple Inventions Could Help Change The World
These simple, unheralded, little-known technologies may just change the world, one chewed gum, solar-cooked dish or sanitized hand at a time. Huffington Post listed 11 of these inventions that...more

Vodafone Pushes Ghanaians to Mobilize Technology for Socio-Economic Development
Vodafone, a British telecommunications company, encourages Ghanaians to mobilize technology to boost Ghana's socio-economic development. Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone's Ghana branch, Haris...more

Social Network MindMixer Garners $17 Million To Connect Communities
Missouri-based social good tech startup MindMixer has received $17 million to better connect companies and governments with communities, consumers, and clients. MindMixer is known as a...more

3-D Printers Will Allow Babies to Breathe Again
A recent development in 3-D printing has enabled a 16-month old baby to breathe again. Garrett Peterson, born with a weak cartilage in his windpipe, was introduced to a 3-D-printed flexible splint...more

Tech City Entrepreneur Launches New Type of Social Network
Hoxton-based entrepreneur Ekaterina Lengefeld has launched a new type of social network which encourages people to interact in real life based on common interests. The site's goal is to spur...more

Wireless Provider Urges Southeast Louisiana Businesses to Submit Entries for 2013 Wireless Technology Innovation Awards
Verizon Wireless, the nation's first national wireless provider, urges businesses, nonprofits and other organizations throughout southeast Louisiana to submit entries for its upcoming 2013 Wireless...more






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Plymouth Intern Launches Social Enterprise for Student Safety

Plymouth Intern Launches Social Enterprise for Student Safety
Plymouth’s Entrepreneurship Centre intern, James Holden, launches Student Safety Ltd to keep students safe on the streets...



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