SOCIAL INNOVATION LAB
Agile and holistic solution through foresight and innovation
A Social Innovation Lab for ideating, incubating and testing development solutions and national policies before implementation.
Rapid prototyping of solutions and policies compliment accelerated development initiatives. The 4 year development plan, as well as the 2030 Agenda calls for more agile, tested, fool-proof policies that are user-journey centric. Tested, citizen-centric and tailored solutions
Function based lab that tests problems, solutions, and ideas before implementation It will tackle issues surrounding public service delivery through social innovation Will link with relevant ministries and departments to develop solutions
How is it run?
The lab will process an issue and prototype and test the solution within 28 days It will Analyze Test Receive feedback Incorporate feedback - Re-test There will be a resource pool that consists of partners across all sectors that will be brought in as and when required depending on the alignment of their expertise and the issue at hand The lab will be piloted during a period of three years before scaling up.
Joint initiative with the Ministry of Science, Technology, & Research and UNDP Cost shared by the Ministry, with technical expertise provided by UNDP Development partners and private sector engagement facilitated by UNDP.
For decision makers and ultimately for the people of Sri Lanka In collaboration with UNDP and Ministry of Science, Technology and Research.
Housed under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research Can be mobilized to wherever the issue requires them to.
Development partners engaged to facilitate knowledge transfers and resource mobilization, both financial and technical. In discussion with Governments of Malaysia and Denmark for secondments Relevant ministries, government institutions, civil society organizations, and private sector partners.
Especially the various types of buildings that are being constructed near the main roads, but rather the same type of building blocks of the same shape.
Introduce gps to the bus system. Introduce a system of fines for software drivers that violates bus drivers.
Ban the broadcast of the wedding of the super-rich on TV channels, eliminate unnecessary pressure on weddings
Sri Lankan is 40% self-sufficient in Milk and yet there is a lot of way to go. There are more than 182000 farmers who engages in dairy industry in Sri Lanka and among that 99 % of them are smallholders. In order to increase their participation and productivity, we can use smart app based solutions in order to provide guidance and support needed for them. There is a huge crowd of youth who are studying animal science including myself in Sri Lankan universities who are ready to help. Also using IoT technologies their performances can be measured and little lower cost technological solutions can be introduced to them.