New research report from Nesta and Bloomberg Philanthropies, i-teams: the teams and funds making innovation happen in governments around the world, from nudgers to nerds…

This report tells the stories of 20 teams, units and funds established by governments and charged with making innovation happen. They work across the spectrum of innovation – from focusing on incremental improvements to aiming for radical transformations.”

The new NESTA magazine (iPad design, so deeply annoying on a desktop PC) also has an article from Charles Leadbeater, “Hooked on labs” on the recently profusion of innovation labs and similar outfits.