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We develop new solutions
and create impact at scale

Innovation Unit is a social enterprise based in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. We work internationally, applying disciplined approaches to develop new solutions and create impact at scale.


We are outcomes and impact focused. We work with our partners and clients to deliver the tangible and measurable changes they, and we, want to see in the world.


Through our projects and ventures we identify, create and scale evidence-based solutions, mainly focused on:

children’s social care, learning & schoolshealthy lives,              early years and mental health.

Find out about our approach

False choices and gaps in the mental health system: why we need new systems of support that help people to live well.

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Seven in ten teachers say they wish schools were preparing students for more than just exams. New research report helps reimagine education.

Press release

Classrooms are not enough - new research calls for learners to get out of the classroom more and grasp the opportunities of local learning ecosystems.

Press release

New research report from Innovation Unit revealing care leavers' experiences of coming out of prison.

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Innovation Unit named by FT as one of the UK's Leading Innovation Consultants 2019 (for the second year running!)

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Our work