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Designing new solutions

Transforming adult community mental health

We work with mental health trusts, voluntary and community sector organisations, local authorities and people with lived experience of mental health issues, to transform adult community mental health services in the UK.

Learning Partnerships and Programmes

At Innovation Unit, we work with organisations such as charities, foundations, local authorities and the NHS on designing and delivering learning programmes and on longer term learning partnerships. 

Innovation programmes

Governments and foundations use innovation programmes to solve a big problem by investing in a range of new approaches, evaluating them and learning which ones are most effective.

Innovation Unit’s role in place-based transformation

Innovation Unit has a strong track-record of place-based transformation of public services – transformation that cuts across service and sector boundaries in a place to create much better outcomes for the people using them.

Learning from a crisis: transforming children’s social care

COVID-19 has highlighted that children’s social care services are not working for many young people and families. We must redesign the system to give families the help they need as early as possible.

Co-designing the future of mental health services and support

We must redesign services and systems of support so people struggling with their mental health can get the help they need now.

Excluding Children Doesn’t Work. It’s time we engaged every learner.

We are on a mission to create new models of learning that engage each and every learner.

Scaling Innovation

New, better, lower cost solutions to big social challenges are urgently needed. We need widespread, affordable, new and better solutions for whole populations now.

How do we reinvent school for the modern world?

The thriving societies of tomorrow need thriving young people today: children and young adults who want and are able to positively shape the world around them.