25 May 2017 - Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
inno4sd.net, UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University and the Middle East Technical University, Science and Technology Policies Research Center (METU-TEKPOL) are co-organising a workshop on 25 May for Sustainability Transition and Innovation Reviews (STIR), to gather evidence and expert views on the role of public policy in supporting innovation enabling transition towards sustainability.
The STIR process has three main purposes:
- Policy evaluation – STIR is a systemic policy evaluation tool based on a mix of self-assessment and exert appraisal focused on individual countries.
- Public debate and policy learning – STIR is to contribute to a policy learning process providing a comprehensive policy appraisal framework for national debates and policy reflection on concrete steps to improve current policies.
- International collaboration – STIR aims to stimulate international debate and collaboration on the current and future role of public policy in enabling systemic changes in economies and societies towards sustainability.
For more information see the Workshop Outline and Agenda