Improving kidney care and reducing risk during COVID-19

The $300,000 KidneyX COVID-19 Kidney Care Challenge seeks to identify replicable solutions and share them across healthcare communities.

Learn about the challenge

Accelerating artificial kidney development

KidneyX Artificial Kidney Prize offers $10 million to advance artificial kidney development toward human clinical trials.

Learn about the challenge

Turning promising ideas into detailed designs

MagQuest, the $2.1 million competition from the National-Geospatial Intelligence Agency, awarded $900,000 to Phase 3 winners.

Meet the winners

Breaking down barriers to apprenticeships

The U.S. Department of Education launched the Rethink Adult Ed Challenge, a $750,000 competition to advance pre-apprenticeships.

Learn about the challenge

Empowering patients and physicians to make informed decisions

How we helped a global pharmaceutical company narrow in on the problem to solve, refine its hypothesis, and rapidly prototype potential solutions.

Read the case study

Thought Leadership

Lab Report

News, analysis, and timely truth-telling.

2021 conferences: a crowdsourced list of must-attend events

Luminary Labs' third annual list of crowdsourced conferences. Plus: results from our survey on virtual networking, learning, and convening.

The agile 2021 business planner

A reading list for future-ready executives.

Why hardware is hard

Every inventor wants to bring the next iPhone to market, but there are many barriers. We need to rethink how we develop new physical products.

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.


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


  • Grand Victoria Foundation
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Humanity United
  • Joyce Foundation
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


  • NASA
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • U.S. Food & Drug Administration