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Nepal Innovation Lab

Nepal Innovation Lab (NLab) is an innovation centre located in the heart of Kathmandu Valley. NLab provides a collaborative working environment to ideate, test, prototype, and scale breakthrough solutions for humanitarian and developmental challenges. Innovations that are born in NLab are intentionally co-created with the end users.

Overview

Nepal Innovation Lab (NLab) is an innovation centre located in the heart of Kathmandu Valley. NLab provides a collaborative working environment to ideate, test, prototype, and scale breakthrough solutions for humanitarian and developmental challenges. Innovations that are born in NLab are intentionally co-created with the end users. 

NLab was established in 2015 and its working model draws on emerging and global applications of innovation labs to achieve greater social impact. Being one of the first of its kind in the region, it aims to inspire stakeholders to deliver top-notch and effective community-driven solutions. 
 

A laboratory
A laboratory
An Enabler
An Enabler
A community
A community

Our Focus

Our Focus
  • Explore Ideas - NLab continuously explores ideas and solutions to the problems that we come across in the humanitarian sector, both internally or in conjunction with external stakeholders. 
  • Innovation Technical Design - NLab supports WVI Nepal and other organisations in areas like Innovation Technical Services, Problem Identification, Solution Generation, and Prototype Design.  
  • Innovation at Scale - NLab works towards taking solutions that exist, ideas that have been generated, or partnerships that have been formed to test or scale them within Nepal and beyond.

Our Work

Our Partners  

GoN
GoN
ADH
ADH
ELRHA
ELRHA
Field Ready
Field Ready
Karkhana
Karkhana
Nepal Communitere
Nepal Communitere
Nepal E-Hub
Nepal E-Hub
Oxfam
Oxfam
NRCS
NRCS
Tedx Patan
Tedx Patan
The World Bank
The World Bank
UNOPS
UNOPS
UNV
UNV