How should we evaluate complex programmes for innovation and socio-technical transitions? A new Technopolis Group report for the Swedish Agency for Growth Analysis answers this key question.
Programmes addressing socio-technical transitions (for example, to tackle major societal challenges) are often ineffective because they fail to link transition management to governance. The new Technopolis Group report argues that we need evaluations that not only support learning by transition managers but also create accountability to society to make such transitions effective.
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The report, ‘How should we evaluate complex programmes for innovation and socio-technical transitions?’ is available for download here.