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Read more about With Our Forces Combined
A new vision and approach to greater health calls for a world where everyone is a changemaker. Where everyone is empowered with that belief. Even government employees working in a corner of a large, hierarchical bureaucracy.
Read more about Applying HHS IDEA Lab Principles for Lasting Change
I have been working as a software development project manager at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for seven years. In 2013, I had the good fortune of being part of a project team that was selected for the Ignite Accelerator. Our project involved prototyping and then building an online repository for biomedically-relevant, 3D-printable files, called the NIH 3D Print Exchange.
Read more about The Federal HR Wiki
The Strategic Initiatives Group (SIG) at the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Office of Human Resources was confronted with the specific challenge of how to transfer complicated programs to new owners with no familiarity, so their team decided to build a tool to solve their specific problem and a host of others along the way.
Read more about CDC Addresses "Pioneer Gap" with Innovation Fund Investment
In 2010, conversations with more than 70 staff at CDC identified a lack of early stage funding as a top barrier to innovation. To fill this "pioneer gap" the Office of the Associate Director for Science (OADS), Office of Technology and Innovation sponsors the Innovation Fund (iFund).
Read more about Welcoming the Newest Teams to Ignite and Ventures
From the 104 initial submissions and over 50 finalists, the following 23 teams are being selected into the Spring 2016 Ignite Accelerator.
Read more about Want To Change The Way Government Works? Here's Your Opportunity.
We provide concentrated opportunity for experimentation. We provide a safe space where new ideas, cultivated by people, can grow. We take project ideas at all stages of development, from the nascent to the tested, and help them demonstrate value and get woven back into the organization so as to generate real impact.
Read more about How IDEA LAB is Changing Public Service at HHS
When IDEA Lab launched in 2013, it immediately served as an opportunity to advance meaningful change in a unique way.