Science for Humanity falters but hopes to reinvent itself

A charity set up to support development by acting as a broker between UK scientists, NGOs and developing world firms has failed to gain traction and is trying to refocus its mission by launching an online collaboration on global risk.

Science for Humanity was created in 2008 with the aim of letting scientists showcase technologies — in fields such as medicineagricultureenergywater supply and sanitation — to NGOs and local people, who could then advise on how best to adapt them.

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