Nesta Italia is an innovation foundation.
We back new ideas to tackle the big challenges of our time.
The initiative ‘Fu/iNDING CULTURE – Impact Finance for Arts and Culture’ aims to support social impact projects promoted by Italian arts and cultural organisations with unsecured loans repayable over a term of up to five years.
At Nesta Italia we are experts in methods for innovation. We apply these methods in four priority fields where there are big challenges and our capacities are suited to the action that’s needed:
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10 October, 2018Nesta Italia officially opened its doors last January: coming from the twenty-year UK experience and impatient of starting to build our own identity, in the last eight months we have thoughtfully observed...Federica Fulghesu
What we do
New ideas are the key to human progress, prosperity and happiness. In a rapidly changing world, we need new ideas to tackle the big challenges we all face and empower people to shape the future.
The kinds of big challenges Nesta Italia tackles, include the pressures of an ageing population; migration; stretched public services; and a fast changing jobs market.
We use our knowledge, networks, funding and skills – working in partnership with others across Italy, including governments, businesses and charities.