As IDEO’s Open Innovation Practice, we believe:

Together, we can help design solutions for the world’s toughest problems.

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In 2020, we're asking:

How might we create the conditions for every human to be healthy?

Improved health requires collaboration from across sectors. Open innovation shines light on and nurtures new models to scale for a healthier future.

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In 2020, we're asking:

How might we design a sustainable and regenerative future for people and planet?

It’s time to put sustainability at the center of the way we live. Learn about our work at the intersection of open innovation and sustainability.

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In 2020, we're asking:

How might we work alongside diverse local communities to address our most complex global issues?

Creating solutions to complex global challenges requires collaboration across sectors and geographies. Open innovation can help us build a more stable and inclusive future.

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Want to solve problems that matter? You’re in the right place.

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Connect with innovators in your city and worldwide.

Build your skills using IDEO’s design thinking approach.

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Jump In—Open Opportunities

There’s always something big happening on OpenIDEO, and you may have just the idea or insight needed right now. Dive in and find out how we can help you create change for the next 10 months or in the next 10 minutes.

Challenge
COVID-19 Communication Inspiration Challenge

Let’s share our experiences around COVID-19 information to inspire global leaders.

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Challenge
Food System Vision Prize

Envisioning regenerative and nourishing food futures for 2050.

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Challenge
'Agents of Change' Atopic Dermatitis Challenge

Let’s work together to put a stop to the bullying faced by those with AD.

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Challenge
BridgeBuilder 2019: People on the Move

Build bridges to a shared future of stability and promise for people on the move and their neighbors.

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Cybersecurity Visuals Challenge

Let's create a more compelling and relatable visual language for cybersecurity.

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Empowering Caregivers in Immunization Innovation

Let's reimagine the future of vaccine innovation by focusing on demand side actors.

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Early Childhood Book Challenge

Calling on authors to craft a book that inspires young children and caregivers to love reading together.

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Healthy Bones, Healthy Aging Challenge

Let’s reimagine the care experience after a fracture for our aging community with osteoporosis.

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Impact Created Worldwide

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ideas generated by our community

195+

countries with OpenIDEO participants

70

SOCIAL ISSUES TACKLED TO DATE

$4,200,000

in funding awarded in the last year

Meet the OpenIDEO Community

Today’s societal issues are too complex to tackle alone. Through OpenIDEO, people worldwide come together to build on each other’s skills and ideas for good. Check out what our community has been up to.

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Getting involved is simple. Join thousands of people in OpenIDEO’s diverse community and discover what you can create with us.

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