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The Foundation for Augmented Intelligence


Gianfranco Zaccai

Our story begins with a successful career in innovation and design. 

Gianfranco Zaccai, Continuum Design
Gianfranco Zaccai

Credit: Michela Zaccai

Our mission extends to all corners of society.


Why the first +? 


The first plus is about the discovery of unmet needs of neurodiverse individuals, families, & communities.

Why the second +


The second plus is about innovations that improve the quality of life of neurodiverse individuals, families, & communities.

Our student innovations are meaningful.

Syracuse University

Credit: Photo courtesy of Syracuse University

Intelligence++ Competition

Credit: Photo courtesy of Syracuse University

Our work is grounded in research, compelling theories, and innovation methodology:

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The Ones We Sent Away; The Atlantic

Interdisciplinary inclusive entrepreneurship program launching at Syracuse University through gift from Intelligence++ Foundation

Syracuse University Libraries, College of Visual and Performing Arts and the School of Education, in partnership with Intelligence ++ and the Blackstone LaunchPad, are hosting a competitive, fast-paced seven-day No Code Design Sprint for up to 20 Syracuse University student teams. The competition was created to harness the power of design thinking, user experience (UX)/ user interface (UI) research and design, and rapid development technology.

How Creatives, Entrepeneurs, and Non-Profits Are Changing the Way We Understand Human Potential

Catalyzing the Next Generation of Disability Care: K. Ventures is a venture firm investing in early-stage technology companies serving those with intellectual, developmental and learning disabilities.

Brain Implant Translates Thoughts into Words Faster Than Ever

'How to Dance in Ohio' is a Broadway musical starring 7 autistic actors

The Ones We Sent Away

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."
-Helen Keller


The Foundation for Augmented Intelligence (Intelligence++) is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization recognized by Internal Revenue Service of the United States of America and exempt from federal income taxes. Donors can deduct contributions to the foundation under IRC section 170. The Foundation is also qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devices, transfers, or gifts under IRS Section 2055, 2106, or 2522

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