A social innovation program in Bangalore
Interdisciplinary teams of students from engineering (EPFL), social sciences (UNIL) and design (EPFL+ECAL Lab, ecal)
In partnership with SELCO Foundation and Swissnex India
An innovative learning experience
INSSINC is a 2 week-long social innovation program that immerses students in Bangalore to tackle social innovation challenges on the field
Participants work in interdisciplinary teams, mixing engineering, design and social science competencies to address local problem statements with SELCO Foundation and swissnex India.
Real learning, real world
Discover, Define, Develop, Deliver
The INSSINC picked framework serves as a charter to alternate field work, testing hypothesis, dedicated sessions with local social entrepreneurs and feedback sessions with SELCO in order to create solutions that directly address the beneficiaries’ needs on the ground.
”INSSINC gave me a condensed and unique experience, whether cultural, social, professional or human, it made me change my way of looking at things.Louis BetinStudent in Product Design, ecal
2 problem statements, 4 prototypes
The 12 participants worked in interdisciplinary teams, mixing engineering, design and social science background to address 2 problem statements proposed by SELCO. They prototyped 4 different solutions and tested them in the field.