Our mission

Our mission is driven by collaboration with value driven organisations and businesses in Asia Pacific. We aim to create greater impact through social entrepreneurship, social innovation and co-design of new approaches, technologies, and high quality research, to solve urban challenges and improve the lives of people in the region.

The city is humanity’s laboratory, where people flock to dream, create, build and rebuild.
— Edward Glaesear

Our approach

We work with clients using agile and lean methods for strategy development, open innovation, social innovation, social entrepreneurship, and data-driven research to addressing urban challenges, and meeting the 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To ensure sustainability, our solutions are anchored by ethical business models and practices to ensure impact in business, the environment and human rights.

We support design through adaptable and human-centred approaches in delivering innovative social services and platforms. Our solutions involve cross-disciplinary collaboration - which draws on our networks from business, not-for-profit, and academia - to address multiple client needs, including funding models, pathways to sustainability, and long-term impact at scale.

Why not get in touch? We can talk about ways The Urban Platform Studio can help you.