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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…

Study on the Swedish companies’ view on the universities’ innovation offices

28th February 2018

Universities and university colleges in Sweden have extensive collaboration with private companies, regarding both research and education. This study investigated the companies’ view of the way the higher education institutions handle collaboration with them. Sometimes the collaboration is co-ordinated by innovation offices at the institutions, other times it is organised in different ways. The study…

How can the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation increase the economic and societal impact of RDI funding in Finland?

15th February 2018

Long-term objectives of Finnish research and innovation policy. One objective of the current government is to improve the quality and effectiveness of research and innovation. This study examines what kinds of benefits have been obtained from EU Framework Programmes and how Finnish participation can be further supported. Overall, the FP provides clear added value for…