OpenIDEO is a global community working together to design solutions for the world’s biggest challenges.

Sign Up Join A Meetup

  • Use design thinking for issues you care about.
  • Exchange ideas with people everywhere.
  • Help projects get off the ground.
  • Connect with others in your community.


Get inspired by and learn from thousands of insights and ideas.


Share your feedback or simply let someone know you’re inspired by their thinking.


Share your insights and ideas on a current challenge.


Start or join an OpenIDEO Meetup.


Check out our current challenges and initiatives.

Current Challenge

How might we reimagine the cost of college in the U.S. and how it's paid for?

Get Started

Ongoing Program

Accelerate is a global effort to support innovators, spark action, and use design thinking to tackle our biggest environmental challenges.

Get Started

Current Challenge

How might urban slum communities become more resilient to the effects of climate change?

Get Started

Subscribe for the latest OpenIDEO news: