NESTA, UK

Nesta is an independent charity with a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life.

By providing investments and grants, practical programmes, mobilising research, networks and skills, Nesta supports innovation to help address our most pressing social and economic challenges.  Nesta is one of the world’s leading experts in social innovation and innovation in public services, with a substantial body of research and policy work, through practical programmes within the Public Services Lab and through its investments in social ventures through Nesta Impact Investments.

Nesta also has extensive research and practical experience of working with incubation and acceleration methods, both as an investor in incubators and accelerators and in providing direct support to ventures.

Contact person: Jess Stacey

Email:                 Jessica.Stacey@nesta.org.uk

Website:             http://www.nesta.org.uk/

Twitter:              @nesta_uk