Brink enables teams to tackle big challenges with clarity and courage.

What are you on the brink of?

 
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We are an innovation practice made of psychologists, strategists, designers, creative thinkers and tech optimists.

We work with clients who know that:

  • It’s best to embrace uncertainty - 5 year transformation plans offer only the illusion of control

  • Innovation programmes need a clear focus or central thesis - anything less is ‘innovation theatre’

  • Gaining clarity and certainty is best done iteratively, in small bets, doubling down on what works, exiting what doesn’t

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Our Work

 
 
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Frontier Technologies Hub

Exploring how frontier technologies might overcome the biggest challenges faced by the world’s poorest people.

 
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MAJOR HIGH STREET RETAILERS x RSA

Convening the UK’s biggest retailers to collaboratively create more human, thriving workforces. 

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LEARNADAPT

Shifting a government department towards a culture of learning and adapting.

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GRAND CHALLENGES CANADA

Supporting a cohort of entrepreneurs, inventors and innovators to deliver ideas that rise to humanitarian grand challenges.

 
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NESTA

Investigating the future of ‘managing and supporting innovation’ and the capabilities they require of us today.

 
 
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EDTECH

Scaling technologies that bridge the gap in  education for the world’s poorest children.

 
 
 
 

Our Approach:
Bold thinking with rigorous experimentation.

 
 
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Brink works with clients to envision the future and validate how to get there. From 1 week to 1 year, whatever the size of the assignment, we bring the same mix of bold, creative thinking and rigorous, experimentation and doing. 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Kudos

"If you're thinking about in-sourcing innovation and running experiments.
You definitely need to meet team Brink."

Tamara Giltsoff, Head of Innovation  

"Our study tour into the future of retail was one of the best things I've done professionally." 

CMO, High Street Retailer

 
 
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