Sustainable energy

Study on open energy research databases

Technopolis Group is  lead contractor of a consortium which  is investigating opportunities and barriers for research databases in low carbon energy research for the European Commission (DG Research and Innovation). The project entails identifying promising energy research areas for sharing open data and interviewing a range of projects in these fields for their reasons for…

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International Comparison of Energy Transitions

Technopolis Group studied the energy transitions of Belgium, Denmark, Germany, France and the United Kingdom on behalf of the Dutch Topsector Energy. The focus on institutional factors in this study emphasised the fact that the foreign policy success of historical choices and cultural aspects in one country could not be replicated in another.  The country studies…

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Qualitative impact of the Energy Agreement on employment

Technopolis Group has tracked the influence of the Energy Agreement on the nature of employment in the Netherlands on behalf of Topsector Energy. The project mapped the developments and implications of energy for Topsector Energy’s work in the next 5-10 years, with subsequent analysis of related sectors to follow. The following analysis was structured into…

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Impact assessment of Tekes’ activities on environment and wellbeing

In this study we will provide a closer analysis of the impacts of Tekes on environment and wellbeing in Finland. Focus will be on 10 programmes in the area of environment and wellbeing from the period 2006-2015. The project includes statistical analysis, case studies and a meta-analysis of previous studies. In this project Technopolis cooperates…

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Roadmap and evaluation TKI BBE

In the Netherlands, most of the research funding of the Ministry of Economic Affairs is focused in the so-called Topsectors. Research in the field of Biobased Economy (BBE) is multisectoral and BBE research is therefore performed in three topsectors, coordinated by the Topconsortium for Knowledge and Innovation Biobased Economy. This Topconsortium has asked the three leading research institutes in this…

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Evaluation of the Swedish Wind Power Technology Centre

Technopolis Group evaluated the scientific merit of the research at the Swedish Wind Power Technology Centre as well as the industrial relevance and use of the results. Scientific merit was evaluated by an international panel of 3 peers.  Their view was that the work carried out in the centre is very relevant from both a…

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EFFSYS+ evaluation

Technopolis Group conducted an evaluation of the EFFSYS+ programme, aimed at achieving effective cooling and heat pump systems. It became clear from this evaluation that EFFSYS+ is the only public research and development programme of its kind in Sweden. If you were an active researcher in the areas of refrigeration and heat pump technology, it was…

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Mid-term evaluation of the Bioenergy Feedstock Programme

Technopolis Group conducted a mid-term evaluation covering the programme period 07-01-2011 to 06-30-2015 of three administratively separate programmes focusing on supply, transformation and sustainability that together form the Swedish Energy Agency’s Bioenergy Feedstock Programme. The purpose of the evaluation was to contribute to the decision making concerning the Agency’s continued initiatives in research and development within…

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