Nesta Italia is an innovation foundation.
We back new ideas to tackle the big challenges of our time.
Nesta Italia aims to use its knowledge, networks, funding and skills to promote innovation and support initiatives in the arts, health, education, and civil and economic development
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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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.