“Innovation platforms fostering communities of practise in low carbon economy towards 2030 transformative mechanisms and processes for realising SDG 9 in EUROPE”, Irene Vivas Lalinde, Cristian Matti, Julia Panny, Blanca Juan Agulló
Irene Vivas Lalinde1, 2 Cristian Matti1, 3 Julia Panny1 Blanca Juan Agulló1 1EIT Climate-KIC 2UNU MERIT Maastricht University 3Copernicus Institute for Sustainable Development Utrecht University Email: email@example.com
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to highlight the potential of innovation platforms to realise SDGs targets.
Methodology: Analysis of different policy documents, reports, as well as a series of interviews and participatory processes run in 2016–2017 of the EIT RIS programme.
Findings: Preliminary findings show that Climate-KIC operates as an innovation platform that increases capabilities for climate innovation.
Originality: Mechanisms and processes that consolidate local knowledge and strengthen relational assets with regards to climate innovation are important for the realisation of some of the 169 targets of the 2030 Agenda
Keywords: Innovation platforms; public-private partnerships; European regions; climate change; climate innovation; SDGs; Regional Innovation; local knowledge; community of practice