Igniting innovations to address disparities in youth sexual health 

Launch is an innovation accelerator established because everyone deserves access to solutions that improve sexual health outcomes.

What is Launch?

Launch exists to accelerate bold ideas and exciting innovations designed to address disparities in youth sexual health.

By providing funding, connections to deep networks, and other support through a cohort model, Launch enables innovators to rapidly build and test their solutions.

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Why join Launch?

Innovation teams of 3 to 5 people are invited to join Launch. They will receive access to:

Connections & capacity-building

Get connected with the resources you need to test innovations and build capacity — because it takes more than funding to reach success.

Pilot funding

Accelerate your idea’s growth with financial resources. Each team accepted to Launch will be awarded up to $150,000.

Integrated youth engagement 

Conduct research to understand whether your ideas resonate and engage with youth every step of the way.

A team of experts to Launch your innovations

Launch is a federally funded partnership among several organizations with expertise in youth sexual health, entrepreneurship, youth engagement, commercialization, and more.

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