About Nesta

Nesta is an innovation foundation. For us, innovation means turning bold ideas into reality and changing lives for the better. We use our expertise, skills and funding in areas where there are big challenges facing society.

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What is the event?

This Nesta Sparks: Toolbox session focuses on impact partnerships*.

The central goal of an impact partnership is to scale current effective activity in a given area through the power of cross-sector collaboration or to generate new ideas and solutions with measurable impact delivered across sectors.

Who was it for and why should I come?

This workshop was aimed at those working in social innovation within public authorities, charities, and non-profit organisations.

The session offered practical advice on how to research, foster, and maintain meaningful partnerships in your sector. We showed you how this innovative method can be used to scale projects and generate new ideas through cross-sector collaboration.

To find out about other innovation methods that are being tried and tested at Nesta, come to any of our upcoming Nesta Sparks training sessions and download a copy of our compendium of innovation methods.

*Please note that our Nesta Sparks sessions are accredited with CPD Continuing Professional Development certification. Continuing Professional Development is essential in helping individuals, organisations or entire industries to keep skills and knowledge up to date. Providing CPD enables organisations to become a knowledge bank to key stakeholders of your organisation. CPD accredited training courses, workshops and events allow professionals to use the learning time towards individual CPD requirements.