They are innovation experts - a collaboration of public service practitioners, designers and researchers working with people who use and deliver services, in order to develop life-changing solutions to social challenges. Their mission is to grow and scale innovations that deliver long-term impact for people, address persistent inequalities, and transform the systems that surround them.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.innovationunit.org/

Address:
Innovation Unit, Runway East, 20 St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RS

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
UK, New Zealand, Australia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Other
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2006
Age (years)
Innovation Unit
 17
United Kingdom average
 35
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Valerie Hannon, David Albury
Founder gender: Both male and female co-founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2022): Sarah Gillinson
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2021): Sarah Gillinson
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2022
Innovation Unit
 25
United Kingdom average
 33
Global average
 47
2021
Innovation Unit
 73
2020
Innovation Unit
 73
% Female staff
2020
Innovation Unit
 70%
United Kingdom average
 48%
Global average
 47%
2019
Innovation Unit
 61%
% Female researchers
2019
Innovation Unit
 63%
United Kingdom average
 32%
Global average
 35%

Social

Likes (2023)
Innovation Unit
 1,000
United Kingdom average
 44,792
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Innovation Unit
 984
Likes (2021)
Innovation Unit
 957
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Innovation Unit
 20,071
United Kingdom average
 29,019
Global average
 19,389
Followers (2022)
Innovation Unit
 20,132
Followers (2021)
Innovation Unit
 19,659
Subscribers (2019)
Innovation Unit
United Kingdom average
Global average
Subscribers (2016)
Innovation Unit
Followers (2019)
Innovation Unit
 2,698
United Kingdom average
 5,547
Global average
 6,386

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation┬┤s website
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