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WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON
Reimagining career navigation
The U.S. Department of Education‘s $1 million Future Finder Challenge invites innovators to build digital tools that better support adult learners.
Reducing Veteran suicides
Mission Daybreak, a $20 million grand challenge from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, announced Phase 1 awards.
Improving math and science achievement
IES Learning Acceleration Challenges are identifying and testing interventions.
Designing technical assistance that supports innovation and innovators
How the Rural Tech Project has created time and space for convening, collaboration, and connection.
Advancing bioelectronic medicine
The Neuromod Prize is bridging 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 aims to develop diagnostics that can accurately detect active Lyme disease infections in people.
Designing a national challenge to inspire transformational STEM learning experiences
How CTE Mission: CubeSat brought space missions to high schools
Incubating a national cybersecurity teacher professional development initiative
How CTE CyberNet strengthened cybersecurity education in high schools
Exploring and developing innovative approaches to enhancing education
Luminary Labs awarded ED ARPA contract by the U.S. Department of Education.
Advancing artificial organs
KidneyX announced Phase 1 winners in the Artificial Kidney Prize.
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- 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