We are a strategy and innovation consultancy. Thorny problems are our strong suit.
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.
Accelerating the development of Lyme disease diagnostics
The LymeX Diagnostics Prize will launch this spring.
Incubating a national cybersecurity teacher professional development initiative
How CTE CyberNet strengthened cybersecurity education in high schools
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%.
Exploring and developing innovative approaches to enhancing education
Luminary Labs awarded ED ARPA contract by the U.S. Department of Education.
Transforming workforce training opportunities with pre-apprenticeships
Rethink Adult Ed Challenge announces winners.
Advancing artificial organs
KidneyX announced Phase 1 winners in the Artificial Kidney Prize.
Redefining fast, accurate drug detection
How the Opioid Detection Challenge used open innovation to advance new hardware solutions.
Putting CTE at the center of transformational learning experiences
Students bring space missions to life with CTE Mission: CubeSat.
Using open innovation to source unexpected solutions
How MagQuest embraced the benefits of prize competitions to meet a mission-critical challenge.
News, analysis, and timely truth-telling.
To imagine transformative innovation and productive disruption, look at other sectors for inspiration.
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.
Celebrating the past and envisioning the future of the NASA Tournament Lab.
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.
- Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth
- 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
- 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