News for United Kingdom

Aaron Vinnik

15th February 2019

Aaron Vinnik is a Consultant who has recently joined the Brighton office of Technopolis Group. His research background is in the production and procurement of large national projects. He is well versed in a number of methods including political and commercial network analysis, structured and non-structured interviews, surveys, case studies, desk research and in-depth literature…

Costanza Tiriduzzi

13th February 2019

Costanza Tiriduzzi is an analyst who has recently joined the Brighton office of the Technopolis Group. She has a background in innovation studies, with a particular interest in the governance of science and technology and in innovation for sustainability and development. She is trained in a range of methods, including statistical analysis, network analysis and…

Dan Cook

11th February 2019

Dan Cook is a consultant with experience in strategic decision-making analysis in the energy sector. He has a background and capability in techno-economic modelling, wider energy economics market analysis and energy policy issues. He has experience in developing strategic investment plans for power and energy generation and developing quantitative methods for analysing strategic investments in…

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…

Felix Dijkstal

2nd November 2018

Felix Dijkstal is a consultant who has recently joined the Brighton office of Technopolis Group. He has a background in innovation studies with a particular interest in the dynamics of innovation networks and systems including brokerage, university-industry links and cross-sectoral linkages. He is trained in a range of methods including statistical analysis, econometrics and bibliometrics and has successfully applied network analysis,…

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…

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…