UpLink is the open innovation platform of the World Economic Forum. Launched at Davos in 2020 in partnership with Deloitte and Salesforce, it brings together entrepreneurs and experts to source ideas and innovations in support of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
The digital platform hosts more than 35,000 registered users and 2,600 solutions from entrepreneurs from all over the world. UpLink seeks to support and scale the venture of selected Top Innovators to accelerate their impact in advancing the sustainable development agenda.
UpLink’s mission is to support impact entrepreneurs by helping scale their ventures. The platform facilitates the exchange of experiences and information. It also enables all parties to promote, support and finance sustainable development initiatives.
One of UpLink’s goals is to identify solutions with the most potential for scaling and impact. Over 180 of these solutions have been recognized as Top Innovators, an accolade that brings with it further opportunities for investment, publicity and mentorship. The platform facilitates connections to investors, entrepreneurs and experts, who can support and scale their activities.
José Manuel, Moller Founder and CEO, Algramo, Top Innovator
tons of greenhouse gases captured
species have been enabled to return to their original habitat
tons of waste were removed
square kilometers of habitats were put under protection
individuals were successfully trained and educated
people were given access to electricity
people for access to sustainable food
people were provided access to safe drinking
people have improved the health
people recieved increased wages
jobs within minority communities