UL and IIT Design for the BOP Project

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL), Chicago, and the Institute of Design at Illinois Institute of Technology announced that UL will provide a $25,000 grant to support the institute’s efforts to design cost-effective ways to transport and distribute drinking water in the slums of Mumbai, India. The initiative is part of the institute’s Design for the Base of the Pyramid project, which aims to create new products and services that improve daily life and generate sustainable economic growth in the developing world’s impoverished cities.

(Found at Pollution Engineering here.)