We are a strategy and innovation consultancy. Thorny problems are our strong suit.
WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON
Accelerating the development of Lyme disease diagnostics
The $10 million LymeX Diagnostics Prize aims to develop diagnostics that can accurately detect active Lyme disease infections in people.
Closing the STEM achievement gap
Luminary Labs will design and produce the IES Learning Acceleration Challenges on behalf of the Institute of Education Sciences.
Designing a national challenge to inspire transformational STEM learning experiences
How CTE Mission: CubeSat brought space missions to high schools
Advancing bioelectronic medicine
The Neuromod Prize aims to bridge the gap between early-stage research and clinical use, bringing innovative neuromodulation therapies to patients.
Piloting novel approaches to skills-based distance learning
Rural Tech Project finalist teams are implementing and iterating new STEM education programs.
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.
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.
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.
A conversation with inclusive economic development advisor Christine Curella.
Connecting the dots across conference conversations on health data, adult education, cybersecurity workforce development, technology, and equity.
Three new Luminaries bring a range of expertise to groundbreaking health and education initiatives.
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