TransB Project | The Lab is hosting TransB Project
Knowledge Base: City and learning Labs (Community based engagement programmes)
Circular Economy Scientific Knowledge in the Netherlands | Monitoring and Evaluation Report (2010-2021) | Funded by Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving (PBL) and Ministry of Infrastructure and Water
Dr. Sanae Okamoto leads Climate Change and Mental Health research line
Maria Tomai, PhD Fellow at UNU-MERIT and CI4SD System Transitions and Climate Action Team in ECOffee project
The Lab participates UM EDLAB Honours+ Programme | Reports
RESEARCH - Maastricht SDG Actors Network (2022)
Navigating Maastricht's UN SDG Actors Network: A Social Network Analysis on the Role of University in Achieving the SDGs
Innovation for Climate Resilience 2022 Report and Poster presented at Flood Knowledge Summit 2022
"X Economy Index" which quantifies economy visions (e.g. circular economy, digital economy...), practices and interactions in between is published by Springer!
RESEARCH - EDUCATION: Policy in Emerging Markets (EBP 4004)
Policy Report: Factors Affecting Circular Business Practices in the EU and China
UM Sustainability Minor starts by academic year 2021/22. The Lab joins UM Sustainability Minor with the course "Project Sustainability"
EDUCATION - Guest Lecture by Dr. Salih Çevikarslan
Economic Policy Making with Agent-Based Modeling
EDUCATION - Guest Lecture by Dr. Pim den Hertog
Reflections on Dutch STI Policies
EDUCATION - Guest Lecture by Alex Baker-Shelly, PhDc.
Change the System from Within: Intrinsic Competencies for Transformation towards Sustainability
EDUCATION - Guest Lecture by Martine Schophuizen, PhDc.
Open Online Education: An Ongoing Challenging Journey with Global Opportunities
RESEARCH - LitoScope v2.0
An accelerator for structured entry to any literature of interest, by Dr. Serdar Türkeli
Circular Economy Thesis Library is now online!
OUTREACH - Student - Policy Maker Forum 2019
Dr. Serdar Türkeli attended Maastricht Brussels campus for Circular Economy (Food waste) and Digital Economy (e-Governance) Student – Policy maker policy proposal forum as visiting expert.
OUTREACH - Make the SDGs Yours!
Dr. Serdar Türkeli attended a special highlight event as panelist organised by ImpactLab, The InnBetween, NovUM Maastricht, Rhetorica Debating Society and the Green Office
OUTREACH - Climathon Brussels
Dr. Serdar Türkeli attended the first ever Climathon in Brussels, organized by Climate-KIC and InnoEnergy on 28th October 2017, as jury member.

The Lab

The Lab @ UNU-MERIT United Nations University focuses on explorations and experiments in innovation policy and governance research (as part of economics of innovation; governance and public policy of innovation research units), education and training,  knowledge transfer and outreach (as part of Capacity Development, Outreach and Engagement Hub) and in cross-cutting theme of Comprehensive Innovation for Sustainable Development (CI4SD) and System Transitions and Climate Action team.

All activities follow an academic excellence, policy relevance and a societal, multi-actor, multiple-value creation and delivery, in short, a societal impact perspective in line with Strategic Plan 2021-2025.

Coordinator: Dr. Serdar Türkeli

Assistant Professor, Lead Comprehensive Innovation for System Transitions and Climate Action


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