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UNLEASH: Mentorship for international entrepreneurs for sustainable development

UNLEASH: Mentorship for international entrepreneurs for sustainable development

Protellus co-founder Kilian Karg is active in the UNLEASH Plus program as a mentor. “It is a pleasure to be able to be a mentor for the recent international cohort of UNLEASH Plus teams, offering them knowledge and experience!” “Mentorship it is a wonderful way to erase blind spots, and getting new perspectives for fieldsRead more about UNLEASH: Mentorship for international entrepreneurs for sustainable development[…]

Intercontinental Virtual Hackathon for iDove: Interfaith Dialogue on Violent Extremism 2021

Intercontinental Virtual Hackathon for iDove: Interfaith Dialogue on Violent Extremism 2021

It was a pleasure to design and moderate a virtual hackathon on the prevention of violent extremism in an interfaith context together with and for iDove. The close teamwork with the organizers of the GIZ and the African Union as well as the methodological exchange with an innovation expert from the UK were an importantRead more about Intercontinental Virtual Hackathon for iDove: Interfaith Dialogue on Violent Extremism 2021[…]

Design Thinking for the World Bank Group Fragility Forum 2020

Design Thinking for the World Bank Group Fragility Forum 2020

For the Fragility Forum 2020, Protellus, in co-creation with the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), has developed an interactive conference session on utilizing Human-Centered Design to improve the delivery of security and justice services. We look forward to international exchange and new impulses for World Bank staff and development cooperationRead more about Design Thinking for the World Bank Group Fragility Forum 2020[…]

Let’s stay at home – and agile.

Let’s stay at home – and agile.

Agility, open, problem-focused and solution-oriented thinking, sustainability and setting the focus on the user is particularly important in turbulent times – such as we are experiencing currently. In Design Thinking we are used to work with “extreme users” and “design constraints” to come up with new ideas. In an analogue way, the current special circumstancesRead more about Let’s stay at home – and agile.[…]

Design Thinking workshop case study: Sustainability Labs Kreuzberg

Design Thinking workshop case study: Sustainability Labs Kreuzberg

Can one day be a precursor to team creation and open-ended collaboration? On a sunny weekend in Berlin, strangers met under the umbrella of GreenBuzz, to participate in the first ever Sustainability Labs. They all had two things in common: a deep interest in sustainability topics and a drive to create a new venture. ConnectingRead more about Design Thinking workshop case study: Sustainability Labs Kreuzberg[…]

Sustainability Jam & Design Thinking to save the world!

Sustainability Jam & Design Thinking to save the world!

This year again, Sustainability Jams were happening at the same time all over the world! From Bali to Lima, Berlin and Munich were not left behind. Imagine a music jam session where musicians come with their instruments and diverse know-how. They decide on a key to start playing (for example C sharp), and everyone bringsRead more about Sustainability Jam & Design Thinking to save the world![…]