Let there be light!

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”

~William James, Philosopher

You can also find other great innovation/creativity quotes at IDEAWorks®

They made a difference! Equipped with inflatable toys, melted plastic, and solar power, two students from Columbia University created light! Turning a mere school project into a real-life, useable creation! The “LuminAID,” as it is being called, is an emergency lightsource that will be shipped to Haiti and other disaster stricken areas in place of bulky, heavy flashlights! Talk about “Innovation at the Verge!”

The pocket-size, foldable LED light is a big hit with businesses, organizations and individuals around the world who work in disaster relief. Creators, Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta have managed to raise more than $50,000 for production of the innovative gadget.

Click here to view a short but effective video! Also, take a minute to view the article for details about the product…. It just goes to show that innovation has no limit, age or budget!

Check the IDEAWorks® Site

Please visit the IDEAWorks® web site to stay abreast of upcoming events and to sample all of the fabulous resources packed into it!

And as always, please leave comments below; or email us at IDEAWorks@nova.edu, or drop a suggestion in “Submit An Idea” on the IDEAWorks® web site. See you there!  

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

~Anne Frank, German Writer

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