Entrepreneurship & enterprise policy

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.

Start-ups, SMEs and industries are major contributors to economic growth and determinant for addressing social and environmental challenges in Europe and across the globe, including in emerging markets. Public authorities pamper them, as shown by the impressive stack of public mechanisms intent on supporting their transformation and on promoting their potential for creation, growth, employment, innovation and geographical expansion.

We provide expert services across a variety of areas:

  • Better regulations for an internal market for goods and services
  • Digital and smart industries
  • SMEs competitiveness policies and programmes
  • Start-ups and SMEs access to finance
  • Friendly start-ups regional ecosystems
  • Clusters development.

Interim Evaluation of the COSME Programme

Technopolis Group conducted the Interim Evaluation of the DG GROW COSME programme, which assessed the relevance, effectiveness, coherence, efficiency and EU added value of the programme activities funded in the 2014-2016 period. The evaluation addressed the six leading questions and fifteen sub-questions set out in the study specifications, and used a mix of quantitative and…

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Supporting the WATIFY Campaign

WATIFY is an awareness-raising campaign funded by the EU Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises (COSME) (2014 – 2020 and managed by the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) of the European Commission.   A core objective of the WATIFY campaign is to stimulate the digital transformation of European…

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Audit on industry regulations linked to environment, energy, health and safety for the chemical, paper and oil industries

Environmental and health regulations may cover a wide range of industries but their economic impact is particularly significant in the chemical, refining and paper-based industries. These sectors are subject to a large number of regulations, in particular European, because of the importance of pollution and the risks that production sites may create or the dangers…

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SME Innovation Financing Facility

This study was commissioned by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to assist in developing a new financial product in the form of credit lines to SME and mid-caps to encourage private sector-led innovation in Latvia and Romania and help these countries move higher on the EU’s Innovation Union Scoreboard. Click on the…

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