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From Exploration to Testing: The Feasibility of Non-Recyclable Plastic Waste to End-Uses

In order to deep-dive into our frontier challenges, we have conducted series of collective intelligence sessions, mapped solutions and tested few viable solutions through experimentations. As Acc Lab…  


Behavioral Insights on the Need of Breathing Spaces in Concrete Jungles

The pocket park was completed in the first quarter of 2020 and since then, despite its small size, has managed to become an important part of the city’s landscape as it provides a much-needed…  


Experimenting for accelerated learnings on inclusive innovation

With an ambition to ‘fail fast, learn quick’ and putting ‘nothing about us without us’ as the core of the business, Accelerator Lab in Nepal is diligently working with UNDP Nepal’s Disability…  


Diving Deeper to Understand the Driving Forces for Plastic Waste Management

It is easy to generate waste but very difficult to manage it, and challenging to convince people on opting for alternative solutions. Hence, Accelerator Lab in Nepal has been exploring various…  


Plastic Waste Management: Why Collaborative Efforts are Necessary?

In order to check the pulse and interest of the local governments (urban municipalities) on plastic waste management, UNDP's Accelerator Lab in Nepal conducting a research to map and visualize the…  


The Kathmandu Business Hub: Incubating Public and Private Partnerships to Address Youth Unemployment

With the long-term vision of supporting the local government on generating employment and enhancing entrepreneurial ecosystem in Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), UNDP Accelerator Lab Nepal has…  


Accelerator Lab Nepal turns 1! Reflecting our year-long learning journey!

The Accelerator Lab Nepal was launched on the 1st of August 2019 with an ambition to address the pressing challenges related to unplanned urbanization and youth unemployment. Today, as we turn 1 year…  


Staying true to our roots: Leveraging the existing solutions against COVID-19

Accelerator Lab Nepal has always worked on mapping and reinforcing locally sourced solutions while mobilizing dynamic partnership of actors contributing knowledge, resources and experience  


Using Machines to Fight the Crowned Virus

This COVID crisis provides an opportunity around robots and machines to deliver critical services. We are supporting front-line medical workers who are mostly at risk during this vulnerable time by…  

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