Deplastify The Planet

A generational approach to finding solutions to plastic waste in partnership with UC Berkeley.

The Innovation Studio

Based in San Francisco: Corporations, startups, students and experts work together, leveraging differences and delivering creativity

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Our mission

Our methods have been successfully uncovering human potential to create and nurture innovation in businesses of all sizes. For the past 15 years, we have collaborated with an array of actors, designing and building concrete, collaborative and impactful projects. We mix generations and expertise to enhance your solutions, alining your vision with the needs and necessities of a better tomorrow.

Innovative ideas
Project management
Methods
Ecosystem
Ecosystem

A network of innovators

5,000 innovators and creators of all ages, backgrounds, professions and horizons

Embracing differences is essential for creativity. Over the past 15 years, Schoolab has created a divers community and network, connecting people and organizations. From Paris to San Francisco, we bring together entrepreneurs, fortune 500 executives, students and innovation experts. We design spaces and programs that allow differences within people and organizations to arise as an asset and create value.

5 200

Innovators and creators around the globe

1230

Alumni trained by one of the Schoolab programs

450

Startups incubated or accelerated at Schoolab.

Our programs

We leverage speculative design, generations and open innovation to help you find and design impactful solutions.

Design Fiction Workshop

A workshop on using foresight to pre-empt tomorrow's challenges.

Deplastify the Planet

Open Innovation Program in partnership with UC Berkeley

Outpost as a service

we operate your technology outpost "as-a-service" here in Silicon Valley. User-experience reportes, customer journey analysis, startup scouting and partnership facilitation.

Trusted by Fortune 500

Discover our business innovation cases in Europe and in the United States

Faurecia finds new allies for war on plastic

“ Faurecia wants to work in a more sustainable way in the face of environmental challenges ”

— Hugo Piccin, Decoration Product Line Team Leader & Expert, Faurecia

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L’Oréal launches a school in less than a year!

“ 1 school launched in less than a year ”

— Eric Royer Director of the school, We launched a disruptive innovative project that matches L'Oréal's DNA"

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Medical leader Elsa launches an App in 3 months

“ 1 app developed within 3 months ”

— Matt Raffier, The team learnt how to use Design Thinking within 1 month

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Société Général launches internal hackathon

“ 200 employees participated to internal hackathon ”

— Manager, This tool helps us collect great business ideas

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What makes us unique

We reveal individuals/talents and give them the keys to (re)invent their company, startup, association, institution. Our methods have shown outstanding results and the success of our projects are carried out by our clients around the world.

  • Methods
    We use Design Thinking, Design Fiction, Lean Startup and Growth hacking methodologies to help our clients design the best solutions.
  • Multidisciplinarity
    Multicultural teams, opposing and complementary paradigms, 1 + 1 = 3.
  • Learning by doing
    Try fast, fail fast, learn fast
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