Technopolis Group has developed an extensive portfolio of +100 projects in LATAM, Africa, MENA and Asia in over +40 countries. Our key services are strategy, policy research, monitoring and evaluation. We have a unique understanding and expertise of the challenges in the field of Science, Technology and Innovation; IPR and Standards; and Higher Education policies in the emerging markets. We also support our clients in designing and evaluating policies and programmes in Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Industry, Health and Life Sciences and Green Economy.View expertise
Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) as well as standards have become increasingly important building blocks for the success of innovations in many areas. Operating at the interfaces between innovation policy and IP and standards policy, our team of the Intellectual Property & Standards (IPS) group provides policy makers independent high quality advice on IP and standards issues such as economic impact assessments of IP laws; evaluations and design of government support schemes to foster qualified usage of IP and standards; socio-economic analyses on the use of IP and standards; or consulting on IP and standardisation strategy development at programme, institutional and policy/national levels. Our clients range from national funding agencies and ministries, IP offices to international organisations, such as the EPO, the WIPO, the European Commission, the European Parliament as well as standardisation bodiesView expertise
Technopolis Group has almost 30 years of experience working on and for science, technology and innovation policy. Our work covers academic science and research, applied science and industrial research, development and innovation. Our projects involve research funding agencies, colleges, universities, research institutes, public private partnerships, foundations and the business sector. We are supporting international institutions (European Commission, OECD), national governments and agencies, regional and local authorities (S3/RIS3) in designing, implementing and evaluating their strategies, programmes, policy measures and innovation ecosystems.View expertise
Technopolis Group has been actively fostering and promoting the green economy in Europe. Our consultants apply their expertise in on advanced science, technology and innovation (STI) to the benefit of our work on resource efficiency, circular economy, eco-innovation and sustainable energy.
We are providing evaluation, impact assessment, and policy studies, and more hands-on services such as the set-up and management of policy learning platforms, observatories and secretariat solutions.
Our consultants work on different territorial levels from the international, national, regional and to city level. Whilst the core of our competence is in Europe, we are increasing our activities in Latin America and Africa.View expertise
Health leads to economic productivity and prosperity and is important for the well-being of society. To advance a more personalised, patient-centred approach and offer affordable health care, effective and evidence-based policy is imperative. Technopolis Group supports policy makers and programme managers to develop goal-oriented agendas. Our consultants help to carefully weigh up the cost, effects and impacts of the strategy and investments in health, science, technology and innovation. With our in-depth knowledge of health and life sciences and extensive experience in strategic planning and evaluation, we strive to contribute to effective policy making for better health.View expertise
Higher education is an engine for innovation. Technopolis Group works with its clients to develop the capacity and potential of Higher Education (HE) systems to support innovation and growth. Higher education is changing across the globe. Seen by many governments as a major contributor to social and economic development and success, higher education provides nation states with human capital alongside excellent research. Technopolis Group works across the globe supporting clients to evaluate their programmes in higher education and entrepreneurship.View expertise
Technopolis Group assists regional policy makers in increasing their competitiveness in their country and beyond. Our comprehensive knowledge of regional innovation, research and higher education ecosystems allows Technopolis Group consultants to support regions to achieve their full economic potential by developing tailor-made strategies.
Our team has elaborated and reviewed smart specialisation strategies (RIS3) for more than 20 European regions. Inter-regional cooperation entities and clusters call on our Group-wide expertise to assist in identifying high-growth potential activities, fostering technology transfer, implementing development strategies, increasing territorial marketing or supporting their network and internationalisation.View expertise
Technopolis Group is helping public authorities across Europe and beyond in supporting the creation of entrepreneurial ecosystems, the competitiveness of the economy and the renewal of the industrial base in order to achieve jobs and growth and to address societal and environmental challenges. Our clients include national and international organisations such as the European Commission, the OECD, national governments, regional authorities and cities, business associations, incubators and clusters organisations.View expertise