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.


Applications open

Winter 2019

Launch event in Valencia

Winter 2019

Applications close

Spring 2020

Semi-finalists submit development plans

Summer 2020

Three €50,000 prizes awarded by the European Commission for the most innovative projects designed to reimagine fashion


Janet Southern McCormick

Janet Southern McCormick

Janet Southern McCormick

Senior Programme Manager, Challenge Works

At Challenge Works, Janet aims to practice collaborative working daily - a diverse range of people energises and drives her to improve her work.

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