Transdisciplinary Research Cluster on Frugality Studies - JNU

Catalysed by Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Frugal Innovation in Africa (CFIA)

What We Do

Study issues and concerns of frugal innovation from the points of view of a number of disciplines.


Researchers from different fields working on theoretical and applied aspects of frugality.

Our Network

Individuals and organizations working on the issues concerning the idea of frugality.

Recent News

A Workshop Report – Frugal Digital Technology for Healthcare Delivery

April 28, 2023

Frugal innovations aim to ensure ‘good-enough’ quality, with simplicity and affordability in an…

Inaugural Workshop Brief

August 29, 2022

Researching Frugality: Conceptual and Practical Issues, 23rd – 24th April 2022, TERI, TERI Gram, Haryana.…

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Frugal Innovation and CSR Interactions: Creating Value for development

Frugality in Innovation Governance: Learning from the Polycentric Human-Animal Conflict Governance


The Many Facets of Frugality: Insights from a Quasi-comprehensive Literature Survey