Idea Lab has developed partnerships with select organizations that extend our capabilities in serving our community. These good people support our programs, and in return, we support theirs. We collaborate on problems we both face, and on solutions to solve them. We share knowledge, experiences and resources that make us all better.


ZIP Launchpad
ZIP LaunchpadSan Diego State University
The ZIP Launchpad helps SDSU students, faculty, and staff launch a startup from their early stage idea. We strive to provide them a transformational experience to complement their SDSU education and launch successful startups into the community.
Lavin Entrepreneurship Center
Lavin Entrepreneurship CenterSan Diego State Unversity
The Lavin Entrepreneurship Center at San Diego State University serves students, entrepreneurs and, business leaders through its entrepreneurial curriculum, workshops, internships, resources and, events.
Social Policy Institue
Social Policy InstitueSan Diego State University
The Social Policy Institute aims to increase well-being by engaging, working with and inspiring our partners, community stakeholders and policy makers. SPI is a program of San Diego State University School of Social Work.
Design Lab
Design LabUniversity of California San Diego
The UC San Diego Design Lab works on major societal issues, such as large-scale education, automation, healthcare, visualization of complex phenomena and data, social interactions, citizen science, and the ethical issues that are of ever-increasing importance.
Center for Peace and Commerce
Center for Peace and CommerceUniversity of San Diego
The Center for Peace and Commerce (CPC) is a partnership between the School of Business and the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies to prepare new generations of change makers. The CPC encourages students to develop and exercise innovative approaches for making a positive impact on the 5 Ps– people, planet, profit, peace and partnership. The CPC contributes to a new paradigm for business and peacebuilding through teaching, mentoring, and social enterprise development.
Florida Hospital Innovation Lab
Florida Hospital Innovation LabFlorida Hospital
When it comes to solving departmental and organizational challenges, many people are too close to their work, have limited time, and do not know where to even begin. The Florida Hospital Innovation Lab (FHIL) helps provide time, space, and a way to create this needed change.

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