Dr Chux Daniels is a Research Fellow in Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy at SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit), University of Sussex, UK. He joined the University of Sussex in 2011. In addition to research and teaching, he supervises Doctoral researchers and MSc students, and co-convenes the Innovation Systems module at SPRU. He is the coordinator of SPRU's Africa Engagement Programme. In addition to being a co-investigator on the ICCA project, his on-going research projects include: The TIP Africa Hub; a political economy analysis of Science Granting Councils Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa; the Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium; and research on transformative innovation and the 4th industrial revolution. Alongside research and teaching, Chux is involved in active STI policy work. He has in recent years provided STI policy research and services to organisations that include: the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, the African Union Commission, and the World Bank. Chux is a visiting fellow at various research, academic and policy institutions, including the University of Pretoria, South Africa.