innovation | change | leadership

Innovation and Change

VIATIC is a dynamic innovation and change agency, based in York (UK) and led by Ian Graham, a change leader who specialises in open innovation, particularly in a city or social context. Working across both public and private sectors, VIATIC has a wealth of experience in the design and delivery of innovation-led, collaborative events and programmes along with expertise in applying innovation in practice in a wide range of settings.

Combined with nearly 15 years experience in change management, organisational culture transformation and business strategy development, at VIATIC we use our experience to focus on the journey - working with you to understand your vision, help define the route and set you on your way.

We have worked with people like:

  • NHS England
  • Birmingham City University
  • HackPartners
  • University of York
  • Barnsley Digital Media Centre
  • Climate-KIC
  • Science City York
  • Askham Bryan College
  • Innovation Birmingham
  • Enactus-UK
  • Digital Creativity Labs
  • The Ellen MacArthur Foundation

We offer a range of services and support to help you understand and apply innovation in your organisation and wider operating environment. We use tried and tested open innovation models and innovation frameworks which can be adapted to suit your specific context.

  • Use Open Innovation to tackle specific problems or challenges
  • Understand and apply the creative techniques and collaborative methods needed for Open Innovation
  • Design and run Open Innovation events and Innovation workshops
  • Support and develop start-ups and small businesses using open innovation methods and principles
  • Work with customers, partners, or other stakeholders more effectively for common aims
  • Develop your strategy for using Open Innovation or innovation more generally
  • Define your vision, plan and execute your change journey
  • Understand the subtleties of managing and leading a programme of change activities
  • Adopt or develop an Innovation Framework for your organisation - a defined innovation process
  • Integrate your innovation activities with grant funding processes (grant making or applying)
  • Develop evaluation and learning frameworks to maximise impact
  • Understand the values and behaviours needed to encourage Innovation
  • Build the environment and culture for open creativity
  • Adapt your style and that of your teams to create the culture you want and enable Innovation to thrive
  • Support your people with bespoke coaching & mentoring to help them realise their potential

Our Team

We have a small core team leading our work:


Ian Graham

Director and Founder

Ian leads our work on City Innovation & Local Government, Public Sector, Business Support & Development (including accelerator programmes) and Corporate Innovation.


Tamasin Greenough


Tamasin leads on our work on Education, Science (including outreach programmes and citizen science) and Circular Economy.

We work with a range of partners and associates as well as our key clients.
Collabortion on projects is key.

Our Projects

Have a look at some of the work we've done.

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Get in touch

We'd love to hear from you and find out about where you want to go.

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