News for Sweden

Technopolis Group to Evaluate 17 Swedish Strategic Innovation Programmes

11th December 2018

The Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems (Vinnova), the Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (Formas) and the Swedish Energy Agency have commissioned Technopolis Group to evaluate the 17 Strategic Innovation Programmes (SIPs) that the three agencies co-fund. The goal of the evaluation, to be undertaken along with Sweco Society AB, is…

Amanda Bengtsson Jallow

23rd November 2018

Amanda Bengtsson Jallow works as an Analyst at Technopolis Group’s subsidiary in Sweden. She is oriented towards public policy evaluation, management policy, implementation and European public policy studies. She has contributed to evaluations, impact assessments and policy studies in her previous work in the private sector. She has successfully applied several methods such as interviews,…

Jonatan Ryd

19th November 2018

Jonatan Ryd is an analyst based in the Stockholm office of Technopolis Group. He is oriented towards evaluations and studies targeted towards research programmes, higher education policy and innovation systems analysis. He has experience of both qualitative and quantitative methods.   Jonatan holds a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Politics and Economics obtained in 2017…

New Technopolis Group report on evaluation, innovation and social challenges

4th October 2018

How should we evaluate complex programmes for innovation and socio-technical transitions? A new Technopolis Group report for the Swedish Agency for Growth Analysis answers this key question. Programmes addressing socio-technical transitions (for example, to tackle major societal challenges) are often ineffective because they fail to link transition management to governance. The new Technopolis Group report…

Sebastian Eriksson Berggren

21st September 2018

Sebastian Eriksson Berggren is a consultant based in the Stockholm office of Technopolis Group. Since Sebastian joined Technopolis Group he has contributed to evaluations and studies for Swedish, Nordic and European public bodies. His experience in methods covers data collection through interviews, surveys, case studies, desk research, literature reviews and statistical analysis.  Sebastian holds a…

Johan Nylander

23rd May 2018

Johan Nylander is a senior consultant at Technopolis Group, based in Sweden. With a background in social research and experience from working in different roles in the energy sector, Johan has become an internationally recognised expert in climate policy. Throughout a period of almost twenty years, he has been involved in the establishment of the…

Torbjörn Fängström

9th May 2018

Torbjörn Fängström was born in Sweden in 1966. He holds a Bachelor of science in Physics (diploma work performed at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) and a PhD in Quantum Chemistry, both from Uppsala University. He works in Swedish and English, but also to some extent in Norwegian and Danish. Dr. Fängström was during 2015–2017 the Programme…

New report: Finnish participation in EU research in Health, Wellbeing, Cleantech, Bio-economy, Circular Economy and Digitalisation

5th March 2018

The Finnish government aims to improve the quality and effectiveness of research, development and innovation (RDI), but competition for domestic funding has increased. Therefore, the Research and Innovation Council – an advisory body to the government – set the objective of Finnish participants collectively increasing the funding they received in Horizon 2020 by 50% compared…