Advancing technology education in rural high schools

The U.S. Department of Education announces grand-prize winner in the $600,000 Rural Tech Project.

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Addressing the need for accessible blood (Pb) lead testing

Luminary Labs will design and produce a new challenge on behalf of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Delivering a solver support program

Luminary Labs will design and produce Phase 4bc of MagQuest on behalf of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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Accelerating the development of Lyme disease diagnostics

How 10 innovator teams are meeting an urgent need for better Lyme disease testing.

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Funding and accelerating innovative suicide prevention solutions

How the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Mission Daybreak catalyzed investment in a problem that matters.

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Connecting students with space careers

U.S. Department of Education just launched the Your Place in Space Challenge.

Learn about the challenge

Reimagining career navigation

The U.S. Department of Education announced five finalists in the $1 million Future Finder Challenge to build digital tools that better support adult learners.

Meet the finalists

Reducing Veteran suicides

Mission Daybreak, the grand challenge from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, awarded $11.5 million to Phase 2 winners.

Meet the winners

Increasing access to career and technical education

The U.S. Department of Education's new annual challenge series prepares high school students for rewarding careers.

Learn about the series

Advancing interventions to improve math achievement

The Institute of Education Sciences announced finalists in the IES Learning Acceleration Challenges: Math Prize.

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Expanding effective education models

Luminary Labs will design and produce Middle Grades CTE Accelerator on behalf of the U.S. Department of Education.

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Advancing bioelectronic medicine

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

Meet the Phase 1 winners

Designing a national challenge to inspire transformational STEM learning experiences

How CTE Mission: CubeSat brought space missions to high schools

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Incubating a national cybersecurity teacher professional development initiative

How CTE CyberNet strengthened cybersecurity education in high schools

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Thought Leadership

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Calibrating our shared compass

We had revisited our values before, but this time felt different.

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.


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


  • 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


  • 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