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Formulating breakthrough strategies using the i2i Method™, a proven process designed to take challenges or opportunities and create powerful results, by collaboratively bringing out the best solutions with members of your team. With over a decade of applications in the most demanding environments, i2i Method™ is yours to apply to your particular organizational needs, to bring out the most effective solutions from your team and turn them into results.



We are an advanced technology development and commercialization company, focused on applied Artificial Intelligence. Our mission is to create exceptional products that make it easier to operate in the complex environment of space. Ultimately, this is the path to making space more accessible and the United States even more competitive. We work closely with major defense primes and can form partnerships to deliver field ready solutions in cyber, space and conventional domains.  


ADVANCED PROJECTS RESEARCH and DEVELOPMENT GROUP (APRDG) is a laboratory of Exploration Institute concerned with the development of advanced systems and intellectual property for our industrial partners and internal R&D projects. Inspired by Skunkworks’ approach to rapid technology development, APRDG  focuses on developing intellectual property that solves fundamental engineering challenges in the fields of space, maritime and frontier technologies.


Exploration Institute is a strategy development and applied Artificial Intelligence company. Established in 2015, our client base ranges from aerospace, marine, and new technologies. 


“Armin Ellis comes with my highest recommendation, he has impeccable listening skills and is a thought leader in the area of process and product development.
I sponsored and took part in Exploration Institute's workshop, held at Pasadena Caltech. The approach was invigorating, refreshing, avant-garde, and open-minded. With a cross-section of innovative experts, actively connected in spearheading new visionary, innovative, and sustainable solutions, capable of market implementation. Armin Ellis ran a flawless event, his attention to detail left nothing spared. When implemented EI’s i2i ‘Concept to Consumer” methodology will help shave weeks, months, even years off the traditional product to market development processes."
- Steven David Madge
Vice President Global Affairs
Dassault Systemes

Global leader in 3D design, 3D digital

mock-up, and product lifecycle management computer-aided design (CAD) software




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