Beyond the traditional

IGNITING SOCIAL INNOVATION

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Shaping Horizons is a registered open innovation methodology developed to accelerate social innovation, foster international collaboration, and overcome challenges aligned with the United Nations’ SDGs. The methodology consists of a digital pre-incubation, ideation, and accelerator stage. It combines impact-driven tools with expert and peer-driven mentorship sessions to make impactful projects and collaboration thrive.

RESEARCH-LED INNOVATION

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Shaping Horizons methodology and resources were developed using research at the University of Cambridge. We acknowledge the support of donors and a grant from the UKRI Global Challenges Research Fund. Our work spans from producing reports to academic articles. We will soon start showcasing our academic work, stay tuned to discover more about innovation & diplomacy!

PARTNERSHIPS

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Partnerships are instrumental for Shaping Horizons in promoting change in alignment with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. 
 
Shaping Horizons aspires to make a sustained and significant, positive impact on global challenges. We firmly believe that this can only be achieved through the combined efforts of many actors. Our partnerships grow year by year, supporting us in addressing the root causes of social inequalities and strengthening people as empowered agents of their own development.