Schoolab’s Case Studies

Deplastify The Planet: Designing a plastic-free car

UC Berkeley students and Furecia teamed-up to design a plastic-free car a cleaner supply chain by sourcing a natural fiber that can replace the use of plastic by 50%.

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Equitable Design Lab: Innovation and Bias, Increasing Access for Diverse Startups

Schoolab's Equitable Design Lab team built an innovation to eliminate the lack of diversity in participation and expose bias in program performance, creating a more inclusive platform for YouNoodle’s customers.

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Design Fiction framework for Chanel: unveil scenarios about possible future for the luxury industry.

The Schoolab team used its unique Design Fiction framework to unveil scenarios about the future of the luxury industry and the positioning of Chanel

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Learning Expedition in New York: Exploring PropTech

VINCI immobilier went on a Schoolab Learning Expedition in New York City to realign their innovation strategy studying PropTech.

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Using blockchain technology to help track plastic waste

At Schoolab’s “Deplastify the Planet”, Lonely Whale teamed up with four UC Berkeley students to solve the traceability issue of plastic waste, and create an incentive system for companies to use recycled and upcycled plastics. 

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Medical leader Elsan launches an app in 3 months

MedTech: Elsan had 3 months to build and launch an app to reduce stress in clinics waiting rooms.

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L’Oréal launches a school in less than a year!

The French world leader in beauty designs a disruptive hairdressing school with Schoolab.

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Société Générale’s Conversion to Digital Documentation

To streamline the production of a reference document and make it available in digital format, Société Générale decides to organize an internal hackathon.

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How AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals and ESCP Business School joined forces to rethink the vaccine value chain

AstraZeneca worked with ESCP Business School students to rethink the vaccine value chain by selecting 10 startups to solve obstacles and disincentives to the COVID-19 vaccination campaign at the national level.

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Smart Cycle: How recycling can be improved using IoT

Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center decided to partner with Deplastify the Planet to bring a fresh perspective to some of their current systems. Students looked to rethink Samsung’s products to tackle the plastic crisis by leveraging IoT.

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Enhancing Circular Economy to eliminate plastic packaging and reduce food waste

Golden Gate Group embarked on a four-month journey with young innovators from Bach Khoa university. They joined Schoolab’s student-corporate sustainable innovation program, Deplastify the Planet, to tackle two major issues: takeaway plastic and food waste.

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Co-building a CSR vision and action plan with Design Fiction

Bel Vietnam needed to reconnect with its “daring” value with a new clear direction for its CSR actions as well as to connect with the global CSR mandate to focus on these key areas in Vietnam: healthier food, fight against climate change, sustainable agriculture, accessibility & affordability, responsible packaging.

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Covid Impact Lab

The Covid Impact Lab is a 6-week digital collective learning experience towards sustainable & inclusive innovation. Companies work hand-in-hand with top local university.

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Deplastify The Planet: Creating a compostable packaging out of waste

Method, a company that manufactures a wide range of sustainable cleaning products, and Whole Foods, the multinational supermarket chain now acquired by Amazon, paired together to find a circular model for Method’s packaging.

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