Institute for the Future of Innovation in Society
The Institute for the Future of Innovation in Society (IFIS), associated with the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, is a collection of nine core research centers that examine different aspects of the powerful role of science and technology in contemporary society. IFIS advances public interest through research and practice that recognizes innovation as socially complex, knowledge as situated, and future-making as plural.
Topical expertise ranges from city and regional planning, to energy systems, to international development, to informal learning, and more. Outreach, education, policy making, and engagement are leveraged to build futures that are equitable and healthy for all.