The Innovation Studio

Corporations, startups, students and experts work together, leveraging differences and revealing creativity.

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The leading innovation hub

Our methods have been successfully uncovering human potential to create and nurture innovation in businesses of all sizes. For the past 15 years, we have collaborated with an array of actors, designing and building concrete, collaborative and impactful projects.

San Francisco
San Francisco
Olivier Cotinat
Schoolab Founder
“ Learn how to innovate by launching concrete projects. ”

Innovation Management Strategy

What innovation strategy and policy should be put in place to avoid disruption? And how to carry out effective change management? Define your goals and product roadmap and launch innovations

  • Business innovation strategy
  • Learning expedition
  • Innovation Lab
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Jean-Claude Charlet
Schoolab Co-Founder
“ The Design Thinking method is at the heart of creating innovation. ”

Business innovative products

How to quickly launch innovative products?

  • Innovative product
  • Prototype innovation in 3 months
  • Intrapreneurs
Julien Fayet
Schoolab Founder
“ Learn how to work with the agile methodology ”

Acculturation Training

Transform your teams into a driving force for the transformation of your company thanks to our trainings

  • Design Thinking Training
  • Hackathon
  • Lean startup Training
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Stephane Paillard
“ In 4 months each entrepreneur has achieved his first sale ”

Startup Program

Our startup incubator accompanies entrepreneurs from the business idea to the first sales.

  • Startup Incubator
  • Startup Accelerator
  • Student Entrepreneur
C. Dulong
“ Here, startup, executives and students really mix! ”

Our Worldwide Innovation Centers

Discover our locations and innovation centers in Paris, San Francisco and Vietnam. Innovation places designed to mix entrepreneurs, large groups, students and experts!

  • Events
  • Coworking
  • Space rental

Innovative projects launched with corporations, startups, experts and students


Success rate of innovative projects launched with Schoolab vs. average


A diverse network

5,000 innovators and creators of all ages, backgrounds, professions and horizons

Embracing differences is essential for creativity. Over the past 15 years, Schoolab has created a divers community and network, connecting people and organizations. From Paris to San Francisco, we bring together entrepreneurs, fortune 500 executives, students and innovation experts. We design spaces and programs that allow differences within people and organizations to arise as an asset and create value.

5 200

The largest innovation community in Europe

1 230

Alumni trained by one of the Schoolab programs


Startups incubated or accelerated at Schoolab.

These companies have innovated with Schoolab

Hackathon, Learning expedition, innovative product launch, ... Schoolab accompanies market leaders in their digital transformations.

GRDF trains their employees to innovate

“ 170 employees trained in innovation: Design Thinking, rapid prototyping, public speaking... With a 91% satisfaction rate. ”

— M. Thierry, Program Lead

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Hackathon 36h to reinvent the board – For Consult-in France

“ 80 students from 27 schools gathered to reinvent the consulting profession ”

— O'Neal Hackathon participant, It was exhausting, but I learned how to start an entrepreneurial project in record time!

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Innovation Lab: Launch of L’Oréal’s MYT Innovation Site

“ 800 m2 dedicated to technological innovation for the global leading cosmetics group ”

— Carine, L'Oréal MYT - , "Our goal was to create an innovation center fostering encounters and creativity."

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Learning Expeditions Legaltech to inspire Societe Generale’s lawyers

“ Learning Expeditions Legal for Societe Generale legal teams ”

— K. Messaoudi - COO Juridique du groupe, "The digital champions, CODIR and middle management all came. Everybody had to be there to understand."

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How GRT Gas raises awareness of field risks through innovation creation

“ We developed inter-team collaboration through risk communication awareness. A serious game to promote risk awareness! ”

— G. Larieu,

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Paris CAF improves nursery accessibility through innovation

“ An online daycare booking platform that allows families to secure a slot in case of a last minute withdrawal. ”

— Valérie Siraud, Project Manager

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M95: launch of an innovation centre with GRDF

“ 300m2 dedicated to the group's coworking space where employees can freely go to work. It's a unique place where we can meet atypical profiles! ”

— M95 Member,

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USA, France, Vietnam

Come and be inspired, innovate & create, learn & grow. 5 locations, 10,000m2 around the world.

Schoolab Vietnam Innovation Center
Schoolab San Francisco Digital Innovation Hub
Schoolab at Station F
organizational change management

Our "Secret Sauce"

We reveal individuals/talents and give them the keys to (re)invent their company, startup, association, institution. Our methods have shown outstanding results and the success of our projects are carried out by our clients around the world.

  • Methods
    Design Thinking, Lean Startup and Growth hacking
  • Multidisciplinarity
    Multicultural teams, opposing and complementary paradigms, 1 + 1 = 3.
  • Learning by doing
    Try fast, fail fast, learn fast

Together, let's take your business into the 21st century!