Applying the Policy Radar tool in practice: The Virtuous Circle Project

The Virtuous Circle project had limited assessment and impact analysis. Therefore, Martha Liliana Marín-Montoya employed the principles of the Transformative Innovation Policy Radar Tool developed by the Latin American and Caribbean HUB of Transformative Innovation Policy (HUBLAyCTIP) to analyse the project through a TIP experimentation lens. This involved scoring the initiative for the presence of … from Applying the Policy Radar tool in practice: The Virtuous Circle Project

Component 2 User Guide: Experimentation for Transformative Innovation Policy

User Guide for Component 2, providing the narrative and theory behind the tools and learning materials. The guide explores the notion of experimentation, and introduces how we define and manage experiments in Transformative Innovation Policy-orientated projects, programmes and policy initiatives.   … from Component 2 User Guide: Experimentation for Transformative Innovation Policy

Component 3 User Guide: Monitoring, evaluation and learning using Transformative Outcomes

User Guide for Component 3, exploring why the radical nature of transformative change requires a different, formative approach to evaluation – one that addresses transformative outcomes and sheds light on the rules driving a system and the dynamics of change.   … from Component 3 User Guide: Monitoring, evaluation and learning using Transformative Outcomes

Component 4 User Guide: Capabilities for Transformative Innovation Policy

This narrative for Component 4 of the Resource Lab focuses on capabilities for TIP. It explores the personal capabilities that have emerged as important for transformative policy approaches, the organisational learning required and the participatory engagement with TIP concepts and practice that is instrumental to shifting the values and beliefs that drive sociotechnical systems.   … from Component 4 User Guide: Capabilities for Transformative Innovation Policy

Bringing Formative Evaluation to Fiocruz – A participatory training for Brazil’s largest health research institution

Researchers from the University of Campinas (Unicamp) in Brazil held a participatory training session with key employees from Fiocruz, Brazil’s largest public health research institution, to introduce them to Formative Evaluation, using the Theory of Change canvas as a basis. In this blog post, leading researchers Dr. Janaina Pamplona da Costa from the TIP network … from Bringing Formative Evaluation to Fiocruz – A participatory training for Brazil’s largest health research institution

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

Experimenting with transformative innovation policy: Theoretical and practical perspectives

Experimenting with Transformative Innovation Policy (TIP) is critical to find new and better ways of contributing to a Green Transition. This policy brief draws on theoretical and practical perspectives of TIP informed policy experimentation and makes six recommendations that suggest how European research and innovation policy making can be improved by it.   … from Experimenting with transformative innovation policy: Theoretical and practical perspectives

Transitioning to sustainable academic conferences needs more experimentation and reflection

Accelerated decarbonization of academic conferences is necessary and urgent. Despite the window of opportunity that COVID-19 created for rethinking conferences, there is a risk of slipping back into old habits now that restrictions are lifted. This commentary reports on recent experiences with a unique, sustainable approach to academic conferencing involving an international partnership and hub … from Transitioning to sustainable academic conferences needs more experimentation and reflection