Johan Schot is Professor of Global History and Sustainability Transitions at the Utrecht University Centre for Global Challenges and one of the founders of the Sustainability Transitions research field. Through experimentation, Schot enables policy makers, funders and investors to recognise, implement and evaluate opportunities for system transformation. His two flagship projects are the Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium and the Deep Transitions project. To learn more, browse through Johan Schot’s publications, Twitter, LinkedIn or subscribe to his newsletter.

Latest publications, blogs, and TALKS

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Transformative investment principles for enabling a Second Deep Transition

7th Dec 2022
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Funding the future: where next? 

1st Dec 2022
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Transformative innovation policy

22nd Nov 2022
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Transformative Outcomes: assessing and reorienting experimentation with transformative innovation policy

Ghosh, Kivimaa, Ramirez, Schot & Torrens 2021
Abstract The impending climate emergency, the Paris agreement and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) demand significant transformations in economies and societies....
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A formative approach to the evaluation of Transformative Innovation Policies

Molas-Gallart, Boni, Giachi & Schot
Abstract Transformative Innovation Policies (TIPs) assert that addressing the key challenges currently facing our societies requires profound changes in current...
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Deep transitions: A mixed methods study of the historical evolution of mass production

Laur Kanger, Frédérique Bone, Daniele Roto, W. Edward Steinmueller and Johan Schot 2022
Highlights •We develop a novel mixed method approach for studying the evolution of rules. •Evolution of mass production confirms the...

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RT @sUUstainability: Registration for the annual Pathways to Sustainability Conference is now live! Join us on 4 April 2023 to 'See the Fu…

RT @SandraBoni4: Great use of @TIPConsortium @hublayctip resources. Here the pentagonal map of #sociotechinal #systems to identify actors,…

RT @UUCopernicus: Great opportunity and important work!

Missions across Policy Areas. Thanks for asking https://t.co/FZAZj4bY2w

#vacancy come and work with me and the @DTransitions2 team as communications officer in #SustainabilityTransitions:… https://t.co/919qwhUqYU

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RT @dvelasco82: We have extended the deadline for abstracts' submissions until 15th February. Don't miss out on the opportunity to publish…

RT @lars_coenen: Hohoho - new paper published. #Mission incomplete: Layered practices of monitoring and evaluation in Swedish #transformati

RT @DirkMessner: Der zivilgesellschaftliche Protest für Klimaschutz, der aktuelle und der der vergangenen drei Jahre, ist ein Signal dafür,…

RT @SPRU: 2 weeks until submissions close for @Euspri_Forum 2023 Conference➡️https://t.co/Qdu7h4qOCo Join us in Brighton this summer for…

RT @NIAS_KNAW: "Institutes for advanced study generate interdisciplinary conversations and open new avenues for research." @Johan_Schot on…

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RT @janrotmans: Spectaculair: de geïnstalleerde zonne-energie capaciteit in Europa is vorig jaar met bijna 50% toegenomen, dit gaat heel sn…

Congrats, hope we find a way to collaborate https://t.co/QcQApHuHgR

RT @TIPConsortium: Stunning work by @Zinkstok on our @TIPConsortium @AoFacilitators #FACETS equaliser for reflexive practice🤩- will be fun…

Agree with authors that transformative innovation policy is there to stay but to be successful it needs more rigoro… https://t.co/RqKE9F45X4

RT @DTransitions2: Great piece by Marie Blanche Ting about the opportunities, challenges and implications of a systemic approach to a just…

RT @TSkjolsvold: Coming in late to the @FME_NTRANS annual conference, but just in time to see @Johan_Schot challenge no less than the idea…

RT @RadhikaTrikha: The @TIPConsortium's last session on Components 4 and 5 was a perfect end to the #TIPResourceLab series of workshops. H…

RT @AD_Andersen: Interested in how transformative finance can support rapid, net-zero transitions? If nearby Oslo, consider joining our sem…

RT @TIPConsortium: "There is #thirdframe of #innovation that can be made operational..." @EdStein51 on the rationale for #TIPResourceLab w…

RT @Euspri_Forum: We are delighted to inform you that the Eu-SPRI 2023 Conference Call for Papers is now open! Deadline for abstract submis…

This will be super interesting for anyone working on transformative change https://t.co/vGQ9WDnu4O

RT @DTransitions2: "We live at a turning point in time and for many this means combining green with traditional. But there’s a deeper choic…

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