Sustainable innovation

inclusive of 


Engineering with a human-centred design approach

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Human-centered design as a tool for innovation

Human centered design sits at the intersection of innovation and the real needs of individuals and communities.

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Clean Energy

Sustainable introduction of bioenergy technology into off-grid rural communities using human centered design. WEST worked on a UKRI-funded project in an international consortium led by Pyrogensys Ltd to generate a woman-focussed study.

  • Understand and respect the eco-system of the community
  • Mapped the dynamics of the community
  • Implemented inclusive innovation through iterative design processes

Engineering Innovation
Champion Finalists

WEST C.I.C. were shortlisted as finalists for the Engineering Innovation Chamption in the business sector for improving gender equality and social inclusion in Nigeria in collaboration with project partners PyroGenesys. Learn more about this project

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