Inclusive innovation aimed at `extreme reduction’ in both production and distribution costs
In the long term, ‘affordable access’ must not depend on Government subsidies or Government procurement support systems but should work by retaining market principles that correlate with market factors in the private sector.
Users should enjoy the equilibrium level of quality of basic services as people at the top of the pyramid.
- ACCESS TO THE EXCLUDED POPULATION
Those are primarily at the bottom of the pyramid including the poor, disabled, women, elderly and disadvantaged groups etc.
Should reach a large scale, i.e. a significant portion of population, and not just a small section of the population (in many cases, the total target population may only be a few hundreds of thousands or a few million and not necessarily hundreds of millions e.g. psoriasis patients or premature babies).