TIPC is a global consortium of science, technology and innovation policymakers, funders, researchers and investors

Together, we mobilise the power of innovation to address societal and environmental challenges for the race to net zero and towards a sustainability transition for the world

4 main elements to TIPC Programme

Policy experiments & formative evaluation with Transformation Lab (MoTIL)

Programme of learning for transformations and transitions to sustainability

Research agenda for Transformative Innovation Policy

Regional hubs to support implementation and delivery of SDGs

1 new approach to Science, Technology & Innovation

Transformative Innovation Policy (TIP) for Sustainable Development Goals.

Founded by a team at the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex Business School led by Johan Schot, Professor of Global History & Sustainability Transitions. Coordinated by SPRU; Utrecht University’s Centre for Global Challenges in the Netherlands; and INGENIO the science & innovation unit at the Polytechnic of Valencia.

9 members and associates

9 core and associate members, including national agencies for Science, Technology and Innovation in China, Colombia, Ghana, Finland, Kenya, Norway, Senegal, South Africa and Sweden.

Global North learning from

Global South and vice-versa

Plus South from South, and North from North

Co-creation between academics, policymakers and communications specialists

to produce knowledge and tools for policy with transformative outcomes

4 TIP Hubs

The TIP approach grows around the world

The TIP Research Network, which brings together 4 other networks, develops the research and knowledge infrastructure on for sustainability transitions and transformations. The next conference is January 2022.

12 transformative outcomes for countries to meet Sustainable Development Goals

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TIP Thinking Taken to New Audiences

TIPC’s 2021 Open Learning Series aimed to strengthen networks of actors working on transformative policy approaches and further shifted the narrative for Science, Technology and Innovation policy towards a focus on transformation and the SDGs. The Consortium received over 350...