Enel is looking for tailored approaches to improve the way in which people living with disability can move around public or private buildings. There is also a desire for solutions that can facilitate navigation within these buildings.
How do we ensure that indoor environments support the needs of all individuals to live and work independently, simply, efficiently, effectively and safely?
The aim is to empower people living with disabilities, while unlocking the business, social and economic value of practical solutions.
This challenge provides contribution to the following sustainable development goals (SDGs) to transform our world:
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Around 1.3 billion people in the world are affected by a disability to some degree (15% of the global population, or 1 in 7 people). People with disability account for nearly $8 trillion of disposable annual income. Including friends and family members, disability touches 53% of consumers, representing a market of untapped business potential. Looking ahead, the global trends in longevity and the higher risk of disability in older people are likely to lead to further increases in the population affected by disability.
Around the world, persons with disabilities face a number of obstacles that prevent them from actively participating in society. Physical and technological barriers are tangible, whereas other hurdles are dictated by cultural or social perceptions. In order to promote inclusivity, Enel thinks that granting autonomy and accessibility is a precondition to equal participation and contribution for all mankind. This will help to:
Enel is looking for solutions to ensure autonomous mobility and facilitate navigation of people with disabilities throughout buildings such as private houses, public buildings and offices.
In particular the main goals of this challenge are:
Some examples of problems that have been scouted are related to:
The above list is not exhaustive and Enel is looking for solutions that solve other problems that have not been listed/identified.
Submissions must have the following Solution Requirements:
In addition, the following qualities are highly desired but not required: