Entrepreneurship & enterprise policy

Support to EU-India Innovation cooperation

This project focus on strengthening cooperation between European and Indian start-up ecosystems and reinforcing European presence in India in the area of innovation.  The project has two separate initiatives. The first activity under this project aims at connecting incubators, including coaches and mentors, and start-ups. Connecting coaches and mentors will allow connecting incubators which will…

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Audit on industry regulations linked to environment, energy, health and safety (cumulative cost assessment) 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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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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Study on the Swedish companies’ view on the universities’ innovation offices

Universities and university colleges in Sweden have extensive collaboration with private companies, regarding both research and education. This study investigated the companies’ view of the way the higher education institutions handle collaboration with them. Sometimes the collaboration is co-ordinated by innovation offices at the institutions, other times it is organised in different ways. The study…

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Paris Region, Strategic services for the design of the Regional Economic, Innovation and Internationalisation Development Plan 2017/2021

Technopolis Group  provided strategic advice and technical assistance services to the Paris Region for organising the stakeholders’ consultation and for designing the new economic development strategy for 2017/2021.  The strategy encompasses the priorities of Paris Region for start-ups creation and SMEs growth, innovation, particularly in the industry sector, and FDI attractiveness in Paris Region. It…

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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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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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Cumulative Cost Assessment for the EU Chemical Industry

The aim of this study is to analyse the cumulative costs of the most relevant EU legislation with a bearing on the chemical industry in the 28 EU Member States during the period 2004-2014. Specifically, the study objectives are to: provide for quantification of the cumulative costs related to those packages of EU legislation with…

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