Nesta, the UK’s Innovation Foundation has announced that it is looking to invest in social ventures with innovative products or services that are addressing some of the UK’s most pressing challenges.
In particular, Nesta are seeking innovations that have:
- A positive impact on the health and wellbeing of an ageing population
- The educational attainment and employability of children and young people
- The social and environmental sustainability of communities.
Nesta are providing investments of between £150,000 and £1m in early-stage ventures based in and supplying their products and services in the UK.