About Us

Translocality consists of a multi-scalar repertoire of connections between #Here and #There that span across imaginations, practices and affects. - Brickell & Datta 2011

Translokal Academic Entrepreneurship for Policy-Making, is an spin-off established in 2014 by Dr Igor Calzada, MBA (University of Oxford).

It offers international consulting, strategic and applied social science research and knowledge transfer in several cutting-edge domains of the future of cities and urban transformations.

The principal aim of this spin-off was to be set-up as an international entrepreneurial platform and incubator for knowledge transfer in the following domains:

Strategic analysis
and implementation

Policy design
and formulation

Digital and
urban ethnographies

Social innovation
and entrepreneurship

Translokal offers knowledge exchange activities and desk-research and consultancy services for designing ad-hoc applied social science methodologies and research tools based on Action Research approach in the following fields:

Future of Cities:

City to city learning

Prospective analysis

Urban Governance and Strategies

Urban Transformations:

Data: Analytics, Data-Driven Cities and Techno-politics.

Smart Cities and Experimental Cities: Urban Living Labs.

Migration and the New Metropolis: Urban politics and metropolitanisation.

Urban social economy: Urban co-operatives.

Urban Politics:

Social Capital: Bridging.

Democratic regeneration

Political innovation: Right to Decide

Experimental Democracy

Applied Social Science policy fields:

Education: Millennials and Citizen Makers.

Tourism: TourismLabs and Mobile

Culture: Innovative approaches

Translokal offers thus:

International consulting, strategic and applied social science research and knowledge transfer in several domains of the future of cities and urban transformations.

Interacting and actively collaborating with international stakeholders as institutions, companies, technological research centres/academia, associations and others.

Positioning Euskadi / Basque Country on the global map,

In a nutshell, five services are currently offered and being effectively delivered by Translokal:

Conferences.

Workshops.

Policy-advise projects.

Policy-reports projects.

Intervention projects (Fieldwork and Policy interventions).

The portfolio of websites related to Translokal are:

The portfolio of websites related to Translokal are: