Nesta is dedicated to supporting ideas that can help improve all our lives, with activities ranging from early stage investment to in-depth research and practical programmes.
Nesta aims to boost innovative potential - to help individuals and organisations design and grow better ideas, which can improve the quality of many peoples' lives.
Nesta helps innovators from all walks of life by providing them with the right skills and tools to help them break through the many barriers that stand in their way.
Prizes can help stimulate new ideas for some of the most difficult challenges we face. Challenge Prizes are not just effective at changing how things are done in the short term, but can also be used to help solve long term social challenges as well: