Idea Factory Mission

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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Idea Factory is a first-of-its-kind collaborative incubator helping entrepreneurs tackle the world's most pressing challenges. If you're an entrepreneur or organization looking to be a force for good by impacting social or environmental innovation through the power of collaboration, join us on a journey of discovery in an environment that fosters breakthrough ideas.

Who’s in the SDG Idea Factory? 

The SDG Idea Factory brings together multiple small-businesses and incubator programs into one ecosystem, supporting social and environmental innovators and equity deserving entrepreneurs.

Our Community of Collaborators

Why The SDG Idea Factory? 

We may think of a modern-day factory as a place that mass produces goods. But in its simplest form, a factory brings people together to advance innovation in order to build solutions better and faster. We believe the best outcomes happen when we’re working together.


The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 

The United Nations has adopted 17 goals as an urgent call to action for all countries — a blueprint for achieving global peace and prosperity. These goals are the foundation of the Idea Factory. Whether you know it or not, your business idea may be advancing one of these goals. Come join like-minded innovators who are building a brighter future.  

In particular, the Idea Factory is a commitment to Goal 17 — Partnerships for the Goals. Only when we work together can we make meaningful change and impact. 


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