There are two ways to look at the future. You can see it as fixed – for better or for worse – and yourself as powerless in its path. Or you can see it as open. Something full of possibility. Something to invent.
At Future Laboratories, we make it easier to build a much better tomorrow, today.
We start by identifying where the world could work better.
The world clearly doesn’t work like it should. Look beyond the progress and good intentions and you’ll find broken systems and human suffering.
These problems are our call to action. First, we identify parts of society that don’t live up to their full potential. Once we do, we don’t jump to solutions. Instead, we build our understanding from the ground up through explorations – partnering with those who experience and understand it most, and piecing together the real story behind the problems we all see.
View our current explorations here.
Next, we dream up ways to transform problems into projects.
You can’t shape the future without being willing to dream up entirely new possibilities. Ideas that turn Why into Why not. That capture the imagination and side-eye the status quo.
But we don’t just dream big – we translate these new ideas into tangible projects with the structure and resources to actually happen. Sometimes the outcome is a product, policy, or public campaign. Sometimes it’s a company, concept, or category not yet invented. No matter what it becomes, it always starts with a dream.
All of this is powered by our secret sauce: collective genius.
At the heart of our approach is a new kind of creative team. Inventors and designers, entrepreneurs and subject matter experts, researchers and builders — from every imaginable discipline and demographic, working together. People who don’t claim to have all the answers, but are confident enough not to give up. All united in their hunger to make tomorrow radically better than today.
At Future Laboratories, we curate each project team for maximum magic – then support and resource them to work faster and better than they could anywhere else.
Join the team that stands for possibility.
We exist for all the people already out there in record numbers, looking to change the world for the better. If you’re one of them – a dreamer and doer, fearless in your hope for the future and relentless in your commitment to make it a reality – then join us, and stop waiting for tomorrow.