GIZ: Madad Labs III

Journey of a women's community getting self–empowered to become mediators of social incusion.

imeceLAB

Journey of youth

becoming next–generation

innovators.

LEARNING CURRICULUM

imeceLAB

imeceLAB is a 10–month–long online 

open innovation program for high school and university students. Following the HCD modules, 

students developed solutions to social and 

environmental challenges. 188 students 40 teams completed the first challenge “Urban Mobility” sponsored by the General Consulate of the Netherlands. 3 teams were selected to implement their solutions.

PARTICIPANTS' JOURNEY

High school and university students ambitious for global good went through a 10 months long online open innovation process where they formed teams and developed innovative solutions to social causes.
01

BUILD

YOUR TEAM

  • Discover your strengths

  • Share roles & responsibilities

  • Define team goals and values

03

DEFINE

AND IDEATE

  • Capturing user insights

  • Relationship mapping

  • Redefining problems,             obstacles & needs 

  • Ideations and creating concepts

04

PROTOTYPE

AND TEST

  • Defining assumptions

  • Creating prototypes to test

  • Conducting user tests

  • Iterating solutions

02

DISCOVER

  • Framing a design question

  • Stakeholder mapping

  • Conducting desktop & field research

  • Interview techniques

  • Team building & effective collaboration

TELL YOUR STORY

05
  • Crafting a compelling story

  • Telling the story

While working in teams, participants used online innovation content and toolkit to follow the Human Centered Design modules from understanding problems to developing and prototyping solutions.

 

During the journey, they are in communication with their peers and engage with stakeholders (experts, designers, entrepreneurs, corporations and NGOs related to the cause) to get feedback, co-create and develop their solution concept.

OUTPUT

A 10–week long

open innovation curriculum, tookit & workbook.

IMPACT

118 students, 40 teams completed the challenge. 3 teams were selected to 

implement their solutions.

OUR PROCESS

Throughout the project that was owned by ATÖLYE, we undertook content design and management for online curriculum along with toolkits and materials to be printed; and audio-visual content design and production management.

FRAMING 

SESSION

KICK-OFF

content creation

implementation of first challenge

OUR ROLE

Innovation Curriculum Design

Content Design for Online Toolkit

Content for Video Content

Workbook Design

Project Management

COLLABORATORS

ATÖLYE | Project Owner

Ece Çiftçi | Graphic Design

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