More Examples of Resource-Constrained Innovation

Cost Innovation

China International Marine Containers (CIMC)
Galanz microwave ovens  (image)
Pearl River Piano
Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery Company (ZPMC) harbour cranes (image)
Dawning's super computer (image)
American Express is marketing Bluebird, a low-cost current account, through Walmart stores.
Costco, another big American retailer, now sells a range of cut-price medical devices, such as a $34.99 blood-pressure monitor.

Good-enough Innovation

Pollinate Energy is a social business based in Australia and India. They bring life-changing products to people who need them most: the millions living in poverty in India’s urban slums.

Easy-To-Use Mobile Phone For The Elderly

Also see http://www.kisaphone.com.au/ 
 

Frugal Innovation

UK firm designs 'world's most affordable solar lamp'
 
Renault's $6,000 no-frills Logan shows shift toward frugal innovation (image)
 
Ampere Electric Vehicles - Green Innovation in Action - scroll down (image)
Solar-powered water cart

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