Do you want to see a world in which all people belong and contribute to thriving societies?
Are you an ambitious leader who wants to rethink health and social care, education and justice?
Would you benefit from a strong partnership that can transform a system or place and deliver better outcomes and experiences for vulnerable people?
We are Innovation Unit. We grow and scale the boldest and best innovations that deliver long-term impact for people, address persistent inequalities, and transform the systems that surround them.
We work hard to navigate the cultures we work on. We adapt our own practices to the cultures of the places we work, seeking to enhance the power of those who understand their context the best.
Disruptive learning in and from a crisis
Discover Greater Manchester's lessons from Covid.
A Journey to Recovery
Guiding principles for women's refuges and key insights from co-design.
Take a deep-dive into our series of blogs on place-based transformation of public services.Read the blogs
Mothers’ experiences of distress and healing during pregnancy and the first year of motherhood.Get the report
Bridging the Gaps
New approaches for care experienced young people given prison sentences
with Barrow Cadbury
Strengthening families, protecting children programme
Supporting scaling innovation in children's social care
with Department for Education
Greater Manchester’s real time learning project
Learning from Innovation in a Crisis
with Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Adult mental health
Scaling and spreading
Living Well UK to Edinburgh, Luton, Salford, and Tameside & Glossop
with National Lottery
Harekeke - Parents for Parents
Creating stronger social connections between parents of under-fives
with Innovate change and Innovation Unit Australia
An innovative model of out-of-home care
Children’s voices guide the way for new model of care
with Parkerville Children and Youth Care
Realising a powerful vision for learning in Bermuda’s public schools
Collaboratively designing an improved school system for Bermuda
with Ministry of Education
Māori heart health
Taking a Māori-centred approach to heart health
with Heart Foundation of New Zealand