Evaluation

Technopolis Group has deep expertise in many different types of evaluation:

  • Policies and programmes
  • Implementing and funding organisations
  • Regulations and standards
  • Financial engineering instruments
  • Network organisations, particularly in the field of research, technology and innovation policies.

Evaluations include ex-ante impact assessments, mid-term evaluations, peer reviews, ex-post evaluations, short and long-term impact assessments. Our extensive international experience allows us to conduct evaluations at project, programme, portfolio, institutional and innovation system levels.

The team has mastery of state-of-the-art qualitative and quantitative methods (ie. counterfactual analysis using econometrics, impact assessment, cost and benefit analysis, economic modelling) and is constantly upgrading its analytical tools and techniques. For the preparation of evaluation frameworks, we help with the development of indicators and monitoring systems.

Furthermore, we share our experience by offering training interventions to policy makers and practitioners in evaluation and can link evaluation results to programme, policy and organisational redesign

Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE) on the evaluation of business R&D grant schemes

The aim of the Mutual Learning Exercise on Evaluation of business R&D grant schemes is to support participating Member States in designing, implementing and evaluating different policy instruments in relation to the following topics:  Big data and the next generation of evaluation techniques   Capturing behavioural change  Quality standards and comparative data in innovation policy evaluation  …

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Assessing the Impacts of EU Regulatory Barriers on Innovation

The study on “Assessing the Impacts of EU Regulatory Barriers on Innovation” aimed to:  Provide an economic analysis of the effects of EU regulatory barriers to innovation during the past 10 years defined in terms of   Additional costs for innovations as a result of regulatory barriers Lack of adequate response to the patterns of global…

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Evaluation of Luxembourg Research Insitutes

In 1987, the country of Luxembourg established public research centres (CRPs), mainly to support applied research to meet business-sector needs. During the last decade, CRPs have increasingly focused on more strategic applied (and occasionally oriented basic) research. Recently performance agreements between the ministry in charge and the CRPs were introduced, two CRPs merged into LIST…

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Evaluation of the Technology Transfer Acceleration Companies (SATT)

The creation of the Technology Transfer Acceleration Companies (SATT), following the 2010 call for projects, is part of a desire to strengthen the exploitation of the results of public research towards the private sector, in order to improve the growth potential of the French economy. This new instrument aims to continue the momentum initiated since…

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