About Prof Johan Schot
Johan Schot is Professor of Global Comparative History and Sustainability Transitions at the Utrecht University Centre for Global Challenges. He is the founder and Academic Director of the Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium (TIPC) and the Deep Transitions research project. He was previously Director of the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex Business School from 2014 to 2018.
Professor Schot’s research is action-driven and focuses on integrating disciplines and providing the historical perspective for increased knowledge to support positive societal change. He is the founder of several large scale international networks and research projects such as making Europe (www.makingeurope.eu). He is author of several influential publications including Three Frames For Innovation Policy: R&D, Systems of Innovation and Transformative Change (Schot &Steinmueller). DeepTransitions: Emergence, Acceleration, Stabilization and Directionality (Kanger&Schot) and Writing the Rules for Europe: Experts, Cartels And Internation