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We are launching the Catapult Design East Africa Regional Hub! Catapult is partnering with Implement, a Kenya-based design firm run by Payan ole-MoiYoi, in order to develop high-quality and appropriate products and services capable of driving positive change in Africa and beyond. Through the Hub, both organizations are able to leverage each other's expertise, capacity, and stra
We’re excited to announce our latest collaboration! Project ACTION aims to better understand and prioritize unmet needs of women related to modern contraceptive methods in order to catalyze opportunities and innovation in contraceptive product development. Our team of human-centered designers, market researchers, and expert/strategic advisers includes Catapult Design, Matchboxology, PSI, al
National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $25 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2018. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant to Catapult Design and Native Realities to support their work to redefine Indigenous entrepreneurship. The Art Works category is the NEA’s largest funding category and
Get to know the six finalists - Timothy Clani Jr's Mobile Automotive Technician, Laura Clelland's Salt Woman (formerly Diabetes Source), Shayla Yellowhair, Edward Chato-Seaton's Rezlist, Cyndi Frank, and Amber Kanazbah Crotty's Beauty is Restored Family Farms. We're looking forward to following their journey!
In January 2017, we launched an open competition to
TUBA CITY, Arizona – Three Navajo entrepreneurs walked away with $5,000 in start-up prize money plus one year of business counseling and advising services to get their start-ups off the ground, as winners of the 2017 Innovation Challenge. In January, Catapult Design launched the Innovation Challenge to identify Native entrepreneurs with business ideas to improve life in Native American communit
High expectations have been heaped on the role of 3D printers, but their place in global development can still seem limited. They have seen mixed results in the manufacture of prosthetic limbs, and they are doing really interesting, albeit peripheral, work in aid delivery to disaster areas. One group even offers a guide to printing corn shellers. These applications suggest an importa
National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2016. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $25,000 to Catapult Design to host a social innovation competition on the Navajo Nation. The Art Works category supports the creation of wor