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


Minding the gap between policymakers and researchers: The TIPC transformative...

2018 was the beginning of an exciting transformative journey for practitioners in the national science, technology and innovation agencies in Colombia, Finland, Norway, South Africa and Sweden. These institutions were the funders and partners of the Transformative Innovation...

The TIP Resource Lab Officially Opens the Digital Doors

On Wednesday 8 March, after one year of development, based on the production and curation of six years of action research, the Transformative Innovation Policy Resource Lab officially ‘opened its (digital) doors’ enabling policymakers, practitioners, business, NGOs, and researchers to use transformative...