WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON

Advancing bioelectronic medicine

The Neuromod Prize aims to bridge the gap between early-stage research and clinical use, bringing innovative neuromodulation therapies to patients.

Learn more about the competition

Accelerating the development of Lyme disease diagnostics

The LymeX Diagnostics Prize will launch this spring.

Learn more about the competition

Incubating a national cybersecurity teacher professional development initiative

How CTE CyberNet strengthened cybersecurity education in high schools

Read the case study

Designing and producing the VA Suicide Prevention Grand Challenge

The Veterans Health Administration is seeking bold innovations to save lives and reduce Veteran suicide by at least 10%.

Learn about the challenge

Exploring and developing innovative approaches to enhancing education

Luminary Labs awarded ED ARPA contract by the U.S. Department of Education.

Learn about the contract

Transforming workforce training opportunities with pre-apprenticeships

Rethink Adult Ed Challenge announces winners.

Read the challenge recap

Advancing artificial organs

KidneyX announced Phase 1 winners in the Artificial Kidney Prize.

Meet the winners

Redefining fast, accurate drug detection

How the Opioid Detection Challenge used open innovation to advance new hardware solutions.

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Putting CTE at the center of transformational learning experiences

Students bring space missions to life with CTE Mission: CubeSat.

Read the challenge recap

Using open innovation to source unexpected solutions

How MagQuest embraced the benefits of prize competitions to meet a mission-critical challenge.

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Thought Leadership

Lab Report

News, analysis, and timely truth-telling.

3 ideas education can borrow from other industries

To imagine transformative innovation and productive disruption, look at other sectors for inspiration.

How open innovation can help solve 21st-century public health problems

Sara Holoubek, Dr. Megan Ranney, and Kumar Garg issue a call for cross-sector collaboration on new, comprehensive public health solutions that work for everyone.

The frontiers of open innovation

Celebrating the past and envisioning the future of the NASA Tournament Lab.

Select Clients

We serve as thought partners to leaders tasked with going beyond business as usual. When it’s time to execute, we help make it real.

Corporate

  • AstraZeneca
  • Celgene
  • Janssen
  • Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth
  • Pfizer
  • Sanofi

Nonprofit

  • Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation
  • Grand Victoria Foundation
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Humanity United
  • Joyce Foundation
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Schmidt Futures
  • Siegel Family Endowment
  • TEDMED

Government

  • NASA
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • National Institutes of Health
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • U.S. Food & Drug Administration