Finalists announced

Meet the 10 Food System Vision Prize Finalists

The Food System Vision Prize is an invitation for organizations across the globe to develop a Vision of the regenerative and nourishing food system that they aspire to create by the year 2050. We're thrilled to announce the 10 Prize Finalists.

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New challenge

Beyond the Bag Challenge

How might we transport goods from retailer to destination in a way that is compatible with diverse retail systems, delivers ease and convenience for customers, and reduces environmental impact?

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upcoming webinar

Beyond the Bag Challenge Kickoff Webinar

Register for this upcoming webinar on Wednesday, August 12 at 9AM PT to learn more about how you can get involved in the Challenge to help reinvent the single-use plastic retail bag!

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Seeking Regenerative Economy Innovators

Are you working on an idea centered on the circular economy, sustainability, food, or any other topics that will lead to a more regenerative and resilient future? We’re looking to pair innovations with the resources to take your concepts to the next level.

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IDEO Immunization Innovation Lab: Impact Report

An accelerator to support local innovators in East Africa who are closing the immunization gap by empowering caregivers and clinicians.

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A Letter to the OpenIDEO Community

It is painfully clear that systems in the United States were designed to lead to the very racial injustices we see playing out today. We write to add OpenIDEO to the chorus committing to do better.



Reimagining Learning, During COVID-19 and Beyond

In June 2020, we hosted a conversation with students, educators, and learning experts on reimagining more equitable and resilient learning systems for the future.


As IDEO’s Open Innovation Practice, we believe:

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

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

Get support to make an impact on big societal issues.

Connect with innovators in your city and worldwide.

Build your skills using IDEO’s design thinking approach.

Access resources to help rapidly develop your ideas.

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.

Beyond the Bag Challenge

Help tackle retail bag waste and redesign the way goods are carried home.

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'Agents of Change' Atopic Dermatitis Challenge: Navigating Uncertainty

Let’s find new ways to help people navigate the daily unpredictability of life with atopic dermatitis.

COVID-19 Reimagine Learning Challenge

How might we help educators, parents, and students adapt to remote learning while also using this moment to radically reimagine what we need our education systems to be?

COVID-19 Business Pivot Challenge

Help businesses pivot to support the COVID-19 response and build toward a more just and resilient society.

COVID-19 Communication Inspiration Challenge

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

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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Empowering Caregivers in Immunization Innovation

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

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Food System Vision Prize

Envisioning regenerative and nourishing food futures for 2050.

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Impact Created Worldwide


ideas generated by our community


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Resources for the Community

Through OpenIDEO, people worldwide come together to build on each other’s skills and ideas for good. Here are a few resources and initiatives from OpenIDEO + IDEO to help navigate the current global crisis.

Create Change With Us

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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