The D:Lab organized its annual D:Lab Mobile Summer Presentation and Hangout at InnoHub, East Legon last Friday 14th July, 2017 . Students shared insights and wonderful thoughts on the projects they are working on this summer.
The event space was sponsored by InnoHub, a Business Accelerator and Impact Investment Platform that helps SMEs with high growth and high impact potential to become investment ready, sustainable, and scalable in order to achieve profitability and social impact. Learn more about InnoHub here. We had the CEO of InnoHub, Nelson Amo grace the occasion.
What? D:Lab Mobile Summer Presentation and Hangout
When? Friday, July 14th 2017 from 2:00-4:00 pm
Where? InnoHub, East Legon.
Kindly find some pictures below:
CEO of InnoHub (Nelson Amo) sharing some thoughts on Entrepreneurship before the presentations started.
Nana Asomani ’20 and Nene Abayateye ’20 sharing how their team is building a vein finder equipment to help locate the vein with GN Electronics
Victor Hazel ’19 and Joseph Pobee-Brown ’19 share how their team is developing a respiratory tract infection diagnosing device.
Carl Agbenyega ’15 sharing how his team is exploring blockchain technology in the agriculture sector.
Kevin de Youngster ’20 sharing how his team is creating an innovative design entailing the use of ephemeral unique architectural structures to help individuals own their space and express themselves fully through them.
BAHARI is an innovative design initiative to create portable, creative and fun, yet unique spaces that enables students to express themselves creatively and own their space.
From an interactive and insightful prosumer brainstorming session which reveal a lot about how students felt about their individual spaces. This event aimed to analyse data gathered to generate insights for creating our first prototypes!
Lead – Audrey S-Darko
A blockchain – originally block chain – is a distributed database that maintains a continuously growing list of ordered records called blocks. Each block contains a timestamp and a link to a previous block. By design, blockchains are inherently resistant to modification of the data — once recorded, the data in a block cannot be altered retroactively. Read more.
In Ghana, blockchain is being used by Benben, a lands services company in Ghana. This session will explore the user of block chain in industries other than in digital currency.
This research workshop brought together faculty and students curious about blockchain technology and the potential of using this technology in creating innovative business solutions.
Idea areas identified for the application of blockchain in Ghana after the research workshop included:
- Public sector – Government contracts and tenders
- Elections – national, institutional
- Music purchase and copyright
- Transportation management
- Counterfeit Food certification – Food and Drugs Board, Ghana
Lead – Carl Yao Agbenyega
BAHARI is an innovative design initiative to create portable, creative and fun, yet unique spaces that enable students to express themselves creatively and own their space.
The project team invited everyone to the PROSUMER Brainstorming session engage students in the design process and product development process of creating an innovative student space.
Lead – Audrey S-Darko
Did you know that a majority of the posters made in the D: Lab were created using Adobe Illustrator?
This Friday Youssouf Da Silva, gave simple tutorials on how to use this tool to visualise our creativity.
Adobe Illustrator is one of the world’s most popular professional vector software. Adobe Illustrator can be used in creating icons, sketches, typography among other vector art.
This session exposed students to the world of CGI Animation with two makers from Bloom !nteractive, Mohamed Hanif Abdulai ’15 and Edmund Nsiah, a CGI artist.
In prototyping and product development, it is very useful to 3D model your ideas as a first step to creating your test prototype which could even be a 3D printed model. 3D Modelling with SketchUp Make is a useful skill in visualising product ideas and this was the essence of the session led by Carl Agbenyega.