Tenshi means Angel in Japanese.

We were formed after recognising the need

to accelerate innovation in SME’s by the UK Government. 

We understand how to help organisations to become curious, to be inspired, and to better articulate the innovation challenges they face.

Partnering with us creates meaningful, useful and original solutions. We stimulate innovativeness within our clients’ teams and staff, embedding design thinking and creating strategic, commercial, long term value.

Our Values

We will consistently deliver unique, tailored solutions to stimulate innovation within your organisation.

We deliver successful innovation solutions with limited resources by identifying and using the strengths of your organisation whilst finding collaboration opportunities which will benefit both parties.

Impactful innovation means stepping outside your comfort zone, we will help you to choose an innovation journey to deliver maximum value and grow beyond what was thought possible.

12 Key Takeaways from ‘Parts Without a Whole: The Current State of Design Thinking Practice in Organisations’

This is one of our favourite pieces of research into Design Thinking in organisations because it eloquently explores the motivators and inhibitors of embedding design thinking and how that effects outcomes. Valuable reading for anyone interested in Design Thinking for organisations.

It’s time to re-establish balance in organisations

The sphere of influence is often represented engulfed in the sphere of concern and was made famous in Stephen Covey’s ‘Seven Habits of Highly Effective People’. The sphere’s are so important that they were covered off in his very first habit! The key point to remember...

Tenshi welcomes Integrella as a new client

Tenshi welcomes Integrella as a new client Tenshi is delighted to announce that Integrella has come onboard as a new client. Both organisations are passionate about driving innovation – Integrella from a digital integration point of view, and Tenshi from an...

Going from strength to strength: Lloyd’s Register Safetytech Accelerator

Tenshi has been working with Lloyd’s Register Safetytech Accelerator since 2018. We are delighted to have the go-ahead to continue this work extending the accelerator further and creating more innovative challenges.

3 questions to ponder during your holidays this August

Whether you’re sitting on a sun lounger, or taking a well-earned break in your garden, think about your partners, processes and culture during your time off.

Award-winning Open Innovation

Working with LR on the Safety Accelerator In June 2018, the Lloyds Register Safety Accelerator was born - a joint initiative between Lloyd’s Register Foundation, which helps to protect life and property by supporting education, public engagement and research, and...

Demonstrating the value of Design Thinking as an invaluable problem-solving approach

At Tenshi, we have proudly teamed up with Imperial College London, Innovate UK, Lloyd’s Register Foundation, and Coast to Capital (C2C) to run a new and unique UK-wide proof of concept (PoC). Through this innovative PoC, we’re actively recruiting small and medium...

Five 3D innovations happening now

3D printing has seen some real developments in recent years to become sought after technology across a wide range of industries. According to the International Data Corporation, the 3D printing market is expected to generate nearly $35 billion in revenue by 2020, compared to the $16 billion created four years ago.

The use of Design Thinking in increasing SME Productivity

However, Design Thinking has not yet become a mainstream innovation methodology. Whilst private sector training exists, these are not directed to the SME’s who need it most.

Tackling the UK’s Productivity Problem

We face a productivity puzzle; however we have a significant amount of research that supports and even directs us toward a powerful solution. Design Thinking has the potential to step change the UK’s productivity.