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From robot waiters to transparent face-masks for lip-readers - COVID-19 has proved to be a mother of invention for both simple ideas and high-tech gadgets.
The third stage – rebuilding – following a catastrophe requires the most imagination, but it will be needed more than ever in the aftermath of coronavirus.
Young people around the world are developing new and innovative technologies to help in the fight against COVID-19. Here are five of them.
The Schwab Foundation will host the newly launched COVID Response Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs, to help social innovators respond to the pandemic.
Handshakes are a big part of society, from business meetings to sporting events. Yet our hands are full of bacteria and infectious microorganisms - is it time for a change?
Around the world, couples are finding creative ways to tie the knot while obeying social distancing restrictions.
As millions of people across the globe self-isolate to reduce the spread of COVID-19, life does continue... From marriage proposals to remote baking, these images capture the new normal.
As governments around the world look to kickstart their economies after the COVID-19 outbreak, they can't afford to ignore universal basic income if they want to fend off social unrest.
Using robots and mounted tablets, students could control avatar robots from the safety of their home and collect their diplomas.
Social intrapreneurs, who work within companies to develop solutions for social or environmental problems, can help aid communities, a new report finds.
The pandemic threatens charities’ cashflow meaning they may have to lay off staff just when they are needed most. Here’s what we can do to tackle that
A quarter of the world’s population is in lockdown, and when people are allowed outdoors, they are expected to keep apart. Some images from across the globe.
Here are six examples of social innovators creating solutions, from communicating facts, offering telehealth services and creating microfinance loans.
As COVID-19 continues to spread, so too are displays of social solidarity, with music becoming a key connector.
From challenging gender stereotypes in the Arab world to teaching rural women to build their own solar panels.