Formative Evaluation and regional Transformative Innovation policies: The case of Shared Agendas in Bages, Catalonia

This blog by Ani Choudhury and Sandra Boni sets out how a Formative Evaluation approach, using Transformative Outcomes, was applied to the development of regional Transformative Innovation policies in Bages, Catalonia. It is based on a publication on formative evaluation and regional policies for Transformative Innovation produced by Sandra Boni, Diana Velasco, Míriam Acebillo-Baqué, M. … from Formative Evaluation and regional Transformative Innovation policies: The case of Shared Agendas in Bages, Catalonia

Capabilities for building bridges across government

As governments are tasked with delivering transformative change across interconnected systems, an integrated and evolutionary approach is needed, often calling for intermediaries. In 2021, TIPC and One Team Gov developed an experimental learning session to explore the conditions that give rise to collaboration and change within government. This work helps to facilitate learning and collaboration … from Capabilities for building bridges across government

At the Nordic fireside: Conversations on co-creation between researchers and policymakers

An introduction to the Nordic fireside chat series, a collection of video voice recordings between policymakers and researchers from Norway, Sweden and Finland explaining the motivation for the chats and identifying some of the key topics discussed.   Throughout history people have sat by the fire and created meaning. They’ve established stories; deepened relationships; and … from At the Nordic fireside: Conversations on co-creation between researchers and policymakers

SHARED AGENDAS EXPLORATORY PROJECT

Shared Agendas is an exploratory project which ran from October-November 2020. A TIPC team from Ingenio led a series of workshops aiming to implement transformative shared agendas into the framework of RIS3CAT 2021-2027. The main objective of the workshop cycle, attended by representatives of four different Catalan territorial entities: Terres de Lleida, Bages, B-30 and … from SHARED AGENDAS EXPLORATORY PROJECT

Integrating systems thinking into government

In notes prepared for a presentation to the Barcelona Hub of the Systems Innovation Network, TIP practitioner Tatiana Fernández Sirera sets out why a systemic approach is needed to address today’s most important challenges. Drawing on experience of shared agendas for sustainability and social change in Catalonia, Tatiana highlights the difficult and challenging nature of … from Integrating systems thinking into government