Changing Possible

Solutions R&D for society's challenges

Climate change mitigation. Good health across our population. Trustworthy data and information. Opportunity for every person.

Actuate is addressing these make-or-break challenges with a new model that can generate fresh, practical, potent answers. We're starting with the core of the DARPA approach for breakthroughs and adapting it for complex societal problems. It's a method we call "solutions R&D."

Solutions R&D weaves together research insights and lessons from the real world. It demonstrates new capabilities that change what’s possible.