Many countries in the EU invest in large-scale research infrastructures. However, there is a lack of knowledge regarding the nature and extent of the (socio-economic) impact of those research facilities. The Ministry of Science and Education asked Technopolis Group to conduct a study on the (socioeconomic) impact of large-scale research infrastructures. The study provided a framework for (potential) impact, both scientifically and societal. The study was based on existing literature. The final report was presented on a national conference on large research infrastructures in December 2010 and distributed with several national and international communities (e.g. ESFRI).
Interim evaluation of the Rational Pharmacotherapy (GGG-) Programme
In the quest to improve healthcare, new and innovative medicines garner a lot of attention, but making better use of existing medicines is just as important. This can, for instance, mean understanding better which patients benefit from a particular treatment or tackling problems with adherence to medication. This field is known as rational pharmacotherapy. In…View report
Norwegian participation in Horizon 2020 in health, ICT and industry
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…View report
Evidence on mechanisms and tools for use of health information for decision-making
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…View report