BiographyMatias Ramirez is Senior Lecturer at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex Business School where TIPC was founded. He is Principal Investigator for TIPC at SPRU, Co-Director as part of the Consortium's Management Group, and coordinates the work of TIPC in Latin America. This includes the partnership with Minciencias and the writing of the Green Book policy document in Colombia in 2018, and the work on mapping the sustainable development goals of the national research system of Mexico funded by CONACYT. In 2020 he helped to create Latin America Hub, involving organisations from a number of countries including Colombia, Chile and Mexico. Much of his current research activity is related to transformative innovation policy in Latin America, including studies of social movements, development of SDG indicators for transformative change and spatial dimensions of transitions.
Role in TIPC: Principal investigator, co-director and Latin America Hub lead
University Profile: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/213810