Publicado a 25/05/2017
This talk will look at the role of access to media in rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa and the need for applying creative thinking to complex challenges.
It will look at a growing trend of ‘reverse innovation’ where solutions are first adopted in emerging nations that subsequently and disruptively find a market in developed nations.
Simon Bransfield-Garth is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for technology and its use to address some of the world’s most challenging problems.
Simon is CEO of Azuri Technologies, a business based in Cambridge UK that combines solar power and mobile phone technology to bring affordable renewable energy some of the 600 million individuals in sub-Saharan Africa that have no access to mains power.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
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