Combinatorial Innovation is the art and science of creating something new from a diverse range of available resources. We love fhi360’s definition of innovation: “Anything different than standard practice that has the potential for radical social, environmental or economic impact. What better approach to innovate than by pooling the resources we have to tackle poverty issues?
We incubate multi-sector initiatives by guiding our stakeholders through our Combinatorial Innovation process
Famous authors have begun crossing the literary genre divide, new categories never heard of years ago are gaining a following, many subcategories are emerging. We must recognise the books that don't quite fit within the boundaries.READ MORE
Mathematicians began to take notice of the relationship of paper folding patterns with mathematical notions. They applied geometry, graphing, algebra and calculus? ?to discover the laws and patterns of origami.READ MORE
A ball sport with no aggression and reduced risk of sport-related injuries? Tchoukball provides all of the above, but still guarantees a whole world of fun.READ MORE
The evolution of the function of bird feathers for flight is a great example of exaptation, or the co-opting/borrowing of old parts for a new function.READ MORE
Why are jokes funny? The incongruity theory, well championed by many intellectuals, generally states that humour is the realisation of something incongruous.READ MORE