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THE 311 INSTITUTE IS A GLOBAL FUTURES THINK TANK, WORKING BETWEEN THE DATES OF 2020 TO 2070, AND WE HELP ORGANISATIONS AND SOVEREIGN GOVERNMENTS ENVISION, INNOVATE, BUILD AND LEAD THE FUTURE.
Born out of a long held passion for entrepreneurship, innovation, inclusion and, of course, the future, the 311 Institute aspires to be one of the leading voices that helps organisations and sovereign governments around the world envision, innovate, build and lead a prosperous short, medium and long term future that works for all, irrespective of ability, background, or origin.
Founded in 2016 we are a new kind of organisation. We believe in decentralised teams working together to develop a better understanding of the future and we, and our network of colleagues and partners, have already helped change lives, and inspired new conversations, products and services that will impact billions of people around the world in the years and decades to come.
From designing next generation smartphones and the devices that will eventually replace them, and helping ideate the next twenty years of semiconductors that will power tomorrow’s intelligent machines, no matter how small they are, to helping create new education, government, healthcare and regulation models, we know one thing for sure – we are only just getting started.
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We take nothing for granted and we believe every individual and every organisation has the potential to be exceptional.
Our work has already changed the course of lives and countries for the better, and our journey has just begun.
Our vision is to build a prosperous and inclusive future where everyone benefits, irrespective of ability, background or origin.
Across continents and sectors, our customers are some of the best known brands and some of the brightest visionaries in the world whose products and services, in one way or another, touch every part of everyone’s everyday lives.
From the moment you wake up in the morning until the time you go to bed, through thick and thin, through the best times and the worst times our customers are there by your side, but that said our clients are more than just logos.
Our customers are full of teams of industrious individuals who work day in and day out to push the boundaries and disrupt the status quo, and with our help they’re building exceptional companies and, much more importantly, helping promote exceptional lives.
They work tirelessly, often thanklessly, in the background, shipping goods and moving money around the world, but they’re also the companies behind the smartphones in your hands and the vehicles keeping you safe when you travel to work and go on vacation. The energy they provide keeps your homes warm and your hospitals lit while their detergents get the grass stains out of your children’s football kits and their shampoos help you get ready for a good night out, and if you’re night out becomes a night in then their content keeps you entertained and their food keeps you fed.
Our story is an incredible one, but it’s by no means as incredible as the ones told by our customers, and, together, we’re just getting started.
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No challenge is too big or too impossible, whether it’s inventing what comes after the smartphone, or helping re-invent what it means to be a sovereign country in a digital world, the future is a blank canvas and we’re the artists.
Over the past year we’ve been fortunate enough to be involved in some of the world’s most prestigious and challenging projects, projects that will impact not millions but billions of lives, and impact every corner of global culture, industry and society as we know it. It’s no wonder therefore that as our global reputation grows more people than ever before are turning to us for thought leadership and fresh thinking, and so far we haven’t disappointed.
Whether it’s helping organisations like Huawei ideate and design the next four generations of smartphones, and the devices that replace them, or helping Qualcomm envision the next twenty years of intelligent machines, or helping sovereign governments re-think what it means to be a sovereign country in a digital world, we know two things for sure, firstly we love a challenge, and secondly, no challenge is too big.
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