News for Technopolis Group

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…

Technopolis contribution to new Commission report on Monitoring the impact of EU Framework Programmes

30th October 2018

The European Commission has just published a new expert report on ‘Monitoring the impact of EU Framework Programmes’. The report is based on inputs from three monitoring experts, including Technopolitan Alfred Radauer who leads the “Intellectual Property & Standards” (IPS) group at Technopolis Group. The report is largely based on literature review and lessons learned…

Evaluation of the UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (IHP)

25th October 2018

Technopolis has been selected to carry out an independent external evaluation of the UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (IHP) Phase VIII, together with the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP). The evaluation will be looking at the impact of the programme on sustainable water resource management across the globe. Technopolis will be providing strong methodological support…

Improving innovation co-operation between Europe and India

12th October 2018

The Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD) of the European Commission has launched a piloting initiative with the aim to foster innovation cooperation between India and Europe. As part of the European Commission’s Service Facility for International Cooperation in Research and Innovation, Technopolis Group is coordinating the initiative in collaboration with our India-based partners…

UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills publishes new Technopolis comparative study on appraisal and evaluation approaches for research infrastructures

23rd August 2018

Technopolis Group has recently completed an international comparative study on appraisal and evaluation of capital spending on research infrastructures (RI). Building on Technopolis’ large track of studies on RI and our broad geographical network, we analysed approaches in 14 countries: from Germany and Sweden to Australia, Canada and the USA. The case studies serve as…

A new typology of research impact: Technopolis evaluates the Swiss National Research Programmes

24th July 2018

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) has published the impact evaluation of National Research Programmes (NRPs), the SNF’s instrument to fund solution-oriented interdisciplinary research on a range of social, political and economic challenges. The study considered the NRP instrument more broadly, but focused in particular on three NRPs: NRP 59: Benefits and Risks of the…