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Vinnova Blog Series

Sweden’s Innovation Agency Vinnova and the Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium have embarked on a joint journey to transform the Swedish food system, consolidating Vinnova’s role as a change agent in system transformation and responding to societal and environmental challenges as expressed in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The MOTION Blog Series

MOTION is a collaboration between TIPC and EIT Climate-KIC. This blog series sheds a light on the collaboration with three innovation projects and the pathway to maximising their transformative potential.

Making The Green New Deal Happen

In the Making The Green New Deal Happen Blog Series, Fred Steward, Emeritus Professor, School of Architecture and Cities, University of Westminster, London and Jon Bloomfield, Systems Innovation Policy Advisor, Climate Innovation Ecosystems, the European Institute of Technology’s Climate Knowledge & Innovation Community (EIT Climate-KIC) reflect upon various dimensions of the Green New Deal and how it can be put in action.

South Africa Water Experiment

This blog series provides insights into the South Africa Water experiment and the challenges and opportunities in applying the TIPC methodology.


This series of blogs highlight the recent publications to be released on transformative innovation policy from within the African context from TIP Africa Hub lead Dr Chux Daniels and Doctoral Researcher, Abdulrafiu Abbas. The new papers feature Benjamin k. Sovacool, professor from the Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex Business School and co-director of the Sussex Energy Group (SEG).


A story of Finnish foresight & paradox

  27 MARCH 2017 Many economists have questioned why, in the main, their discipline neglected to foresee the global economic crisis of 2008. This failure of foresight extended, even in our era of hyper-globalisation, to some national governments who incorrectly...

Towards Transformative Innovation Policy for Norway

“A rich tapestry of the three frames of innovation policy are present in Norway. We need to let them know how to talk to one another.” Johan Schot, Director of SPRU As Elisabeth Gulbrandsen, Research Council of Norway (RCN)’s Special...

Colombia – A Snapshot from the Inception Visit

MATIAS RAMIREZ | 25 JANUARY 2017 “Transformative Innovation Policy above all is about changes in the socio-technical systems that involve multi-actors, address social and societal issue directly, have the potential to be disruptive and open the prospect of different routes...

The Consortium’s beginnings

  Johan Schot | 16 January 2017. “Transformative Innovation Policy is…innovation as a search process…informed by experience, and the learning that accompanies experience and a willingness to revisit existing arrangements to de-routinse them”. (Framing Innovation Policy for Transformative Change: Innovation...