Entrepreneurial Solutions for Moving Our World
Started in spring 2019, the FutureLab on Mobility is a collaboration between Babson College and the Toyota Mobility Foundation.
We recognize that mobility is at the heart of many important societal issues, including individual and community health, economic opportunity, education, equity, access, inclusion, and every UN Sustainable Development Goal.
Co-Creating Solutions with Communities
We know that by experimenting together through networked innovation—across sectors and with community stakeholders—we can better address mobility-related dilemmas. The FutureLab on Mobility brings Babson’s global entrepreneurial community, to engage in robust dialogue about needs related to mobility. Through inclusive mobility solutions, we leverage our collective expertise, lived experiences, perspectives, relationships, and networks to create lasting, positive economic and social/environmental progress.
The FutureLab on Mobility is community-driven. We activate the expertise and knowledge of partner communities to identify, explore, and co-create solutions to their mobility-related dilemmas. We collaborate with these communities to accelerate impact by using Babson’s Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® methodology, social design principles, and The Toyota Way principles.
The What & The Why
The FutureLab on Mobility is an experiment! We bring together diverse community partners, an entrepreneurial higher educational institution, and a forward-looking corporate foundation to work together in new ways. Together, we want to co-create real solutions that communities can immediately start acting on. We hope to create the conditions by which partners and communities can successfully engage resources and advance ideas themselves.