Nesta Italia is an innovation foundation.

We back new ideas to tackle the big challenges of our time.

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The last project

Making the most of technology in education systems

We want to understand how, in different contexts, technology has helped schools to overcome problems inherent in our school systems with the aim of supporting the demand for investments and reducing inequalities that we find in our schools.

Our programmes

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.