Commissioned by Innovation Exchange
This project comprised an evaluation of the Innovation Exchange pilot programme aimed at supporting innovation among third sector organisations. The aim of the study was to produce an evaluation of the model of brokerage adopted by Innovation Exchange.
The work of Innovation Exchange is based on the understanding that the third sector is an important source of innovative ideas to meet social needs which public sector organisations find difficult to address. However, in many cases these innovative ideas do not achieve their full potential because they are unable to connect with the resources and support needed to grow and scale-up. Innovation Exchange Brokerage Model aimed to bridge this gap between innovative organisations, resources and innovation's stakeholders.
The evaluation is of particular benefit to the funders and partners in innovative projects relating third sector and social enterprise, such as national innovation agencies; local, regional and national government and trusts, foundations and third sector organisations.
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