News for United Kingdom

Technopolis Group opens London office

6th June 2018

We are delighted to announce that Technopolis Group has opened an office in London. This will place us closer to several of our major clients for our UK based business and provide a base to support the recent expansion in our portfolio of services from our British business. For further queries, please contact Cristina Rosemberg…

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…

Evaluation of the impact of the European Union’s Research Funding for Poverty-Related and Neglected Diseases: Lessons from EU research funding (1998-2013)

1st March 2018

Poverty-related and neglected diseases (PRNDs) carry a high burden of morbidity and mortality in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Yet, there remains a large unmet need for effective, affordable and safe approaches to combat these diseases. Much of the underpinning research in this field has been carried out by the public sector, with funding provided…

Norwegian participation in Horizon 2020 in health, ICT and industry

30th November 2017

The Research Council of Norway (RCN) commissioned Technopolis Group to conduct a study on the possibilities to increase participation in Horizon 2020, but also in relation to other European Research Area activities and future Framework Programmes. The assignment was to focus on the three topic areas of health, Information and Communications Technology, and industry. The…

Samuel Leistner

29th November 2017

Samuel Leistner is an economist specialising in economic development. He is particularly experienced in industrial development, development cooperation, trade, and development finance. He has worked on studies for the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL), the Institute of Development Studies…

Technopolis Group assesses impact of European Social Survey

28th November 2017

A new Technopolis Group report assesses the academic, non-academic and teaching impact achieved through the European Social Survey (ESS-ERIC), which has been conducting a pan-European survey every two years since 2001. The survey measures the attitudes, beliefs and behaviour patterns of diverse populations in more than 30 nations, based on face-to-face interviews with cross-sectional samples….

Fraser Macleod

23rd November 2017

Fraser Macleod is an experienced social researcher with an extensive track record in designing, managing and delivering programme evaluations, and a particular interest in energy and climate change policy. He has contributed to evaluations, impact assessment and studies for national Government Departments, Local Authorities and European bodies. He has successfully delivered projects using a range…

Evidence on mechanisms and tools for use of health information for decision-making

30th October 2017

The World Health Assembly in 2005 urged Member States to establish or strengthen knowledge transfer mechanisms to support evidence-informed health policies and health care delivery. The European Health Information Initiative was set up to strengthen the use of evidence, information and research for policy-making in the WHO European Region. While good-quality health information is a key component for…