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Nesta’s research, horizon scanning and networks give us a unique vantage point to uncover and analyse new innovation methods from across sectors and countries.

Innovation methods mapped on innovation spiral

Nesta's innovation methods mapped against the spiral showing the seven stages of innovation


Through our programmes, partnerships and investment we develop and hone methods that show particular promise and steer them towards making the greatest positive impact on society.

From crowdfunding to challenge prizes, from data analytics to experimentation explore the content below to find out more about our expertise in innovation methods and how it could benefit you.