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A brief history of Nesta

This month, our former chief executive Geoff Mulgan was awarded a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, recognising his work to advance social innovation while leading Nesta.

Innovation methods

We are a centre of expertise for a range of innovation methods across multiple sectors.

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Our teams

We have developed a network of units within Nesta to act as centres of expertise for particular innovation methods, such as challenge prizes.

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Our services

We offer a range of innovation support, helping our partners address challenges from multiple angles.

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