Innovation for the better

 

We believe there is always a way to make life better. And we believe the way to do that is through innovation – innovating to improve people’s lives. For over 120 years that’s been our mission. And we’re still working on it. Our commitment is that by 2025 we will positively improve the lives of 3 billion people a year.

The Living Lab

 

To help make people’s lives better, you have to know them. To do that, you need to listen to them and work with them. That leads to understanding – and that’s where innovation begins. We are working with governments, healthcare professionals, thought leaders and families; building experiments that will help transform their cities, their communities and their lives.

A little more action

What if you could improve life-long health habits with only a few simple steps? With the help of the Philips Personal Health Program, one man made the small changes needed to beat the clock and his health concerns to follow his dream. Discover what a remarkable transformation a person can make in only 6 weeks.

Breathless Choir

 

What if being short of breath didn’t have to hold a person back in life? Eighteen people with respiratory problems discover a new sense of independence and freedom as they find the confidence to sing. Follow the Breathless Choir’s inspiring journey from day one to their full performance.

Light up
the dark

 

Let’s go to Uppsala, Sweden. Children need daylight, fresh air and exercise. But during winter in Uppsala children only have a few hours of daylight to go out and play. Could our lighting innovations improve the quality of their lives during the dark days of February? See what happened.

Innovation
and you

 

See how we're helping to improve people's lives around the globe.