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Minneapolis, June 21, 2023Collaboration.Ai has been awarded a new contract with NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation (CoECI), building on the prior success of NASA@WORK, an internal innovation program that empowers agency employees to share knowledge and accelerate progress. The five-year agreement leverages Collaboration.Ai’s robust innovation suite, CrowdVector, to further engage NASA’s internal ecosystem, fuel ideation, surface solutions, and drive collaboration.

“We’re proud to support NASA’s continued advancement in exploring air and space, innovating for the benefit of humanity, and inspiring the world through discovery,” said Brennan Townley, Collaboration.Ai CEO. “By cultivating intelligent collaboration among the agency’s trailblazers and subject matter experts, we can help redefine what’s possible. For me personally, as someone who grew up fascinated by the field of space exploration, this opportunity is especially meaningful.”

CrowdVector will serve as the foundational platform for this initiative, with best-in-class crowdsourcing innovation technology powered by innosabi. In addition to offering customization for user interfaces, workflows, and branding, CrowdVector will provide a comprehensive set of managed services, such as design, configuration, reporting, maintenance, and technical assistance.

Outputs will include a seamless technology transition and enhancement of the current program, backed by Collaboration.Ai’s decades of innovation and knowledge management experience. The company will focus on intuitive campaign access, incentives for involvement, and an integrated community management and communication system.

Collaboration.Ai’s work with the federal government dates back to 2019, and its scope has since expanded. The company has been awarded multiple Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III IDIQ contracts from the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Special Operations Command, and also has multi-year, ongoing relationships with the AFWERX Challenge program and the Department of the Air Force’s Digital Transformation Office (DTO).

Collaboration.Ai and innosabi with the NASA Center of Excellence of Collaborative Innovation (CoECI) team at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.


At Collaboration.Ai, we harness untapped networks and knowledge to enable intelligent collaboration that delivers meaningful impact across public, private, and nonprofit sectors. We take an unconventional approach to software and services, powered by novel technologies and agile methods. Our company was founded in Minneapolis-Saint Paul in 2017, and today we have employees and partners spanning the globe. We proudly cultivate a workplace that embraces flexibility, celebrates diversity, and draws top talent. Learn more at


The Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation (CoECI) collaborates with innovators across NASA and the Federal Government to generate ideas and solve important problems by working with global communities via the NASA Tournament Lab. Learn more at


innosabi is a leading international provider of innovation management software. Companies use innosabi technology to open up internal processes in a targeted manner and to sustainably tap external potential for the development of new products, services, and business models. Learn more at

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