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New study commissioned on improving education and training in the EU

30th July 2014

Technopolis Group Germany is leading a new large-scale mapping study on tools, instruments and procedures used by Member States of the European Union to improve the results of investments in education and training. In this study, commissioned by European Commission Directorate-General for Education and Culture, Technopolitans from 7 offices are involved. The main objective of…

Technopolis Group helps strengthen the Irish market-focussed research landscape

29th July 2014

Forfás, Ireland’s policy advisory board for Enterprise, Trade, Science, Technology & Innovation, has asked Technopolis Group to help strengthen the Irish market-focussed research landscape. During the next six months, Technopolis Group consultants will identify gaps and opportunities contributing to Forfás’s new research strategy. This strategy will result in a roadmap for the year 2025 and beyond. It will be…

Delving into financial engineering instruments in French regions

28th July 2014

Technopolis Group France continues to increase its expertise regarding financial engineering instruments. After recently conducting on behalf of the Ile-de-France Regional Council an ex ante study on the establishment of financial engineering instruments likely to raise ERDF funding in the 2014-2020 Operational Programme, Technopolis Group France recently won similar assignments for the Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Mayotte…

New UK Business, Innovation and Skills report: the case for public support for innovation

25th July 2014

A Technopolis Group report published this week by the UK Department of Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) presents the findings of a study to identify, describe and classify the barriers to innovation in 24 areas of economic interest. This comprehensive report covers challenge areas, enabling technologies and cross sectoral competencies and outlines the rationale for public…

Technopolis Group Austria leads RTI strategy evaluation for the City of Vienna

25th July 2014

Senior Consultant Barbara Good and Vienna’s vice mayor Renate Brauner recently reflected on the Austrian capital city’s RTI strategy and evaluation, which is led by Technopolis Group Austria. The Viennese RTI strategy was a success in terms of agenda setting by putting research, technology and innovation on the City’s agenda and signaling to stakeholders that…

Dutch Biobased Delta Foundation teams up with Technopolis Group to measure bio-based economy indicators

21st July 2014

The Dutch Biobased Delta Foundation aims to achieve a biobased economy in the South-West Netherlands region. The foundation is a triple-helix organisation – a collaboration between industry, research & education and government – that connects two strong sectors in the region: agriculture and chemical industry. Senior Consultant Christien Enzing will lead the Technopolis Group team…

Implementing Smart specialisation strategies

27th June 2014

Elisabeth Zaparucha, Senior consultant at Technopolis Group France, will introduce a two days workshop of the KNOW-HUB project on the 2-3 July 2014 in Lille, France. Her intervention will target the implementation of the policy mix defined in smart specialisation strategies. The objective of the presentation is to give a boost dose of the main…

RIM Plus Workshop – Brussels, 17 July 2014

18th June 2014

The Regional Innovation Monitor Plus Partners (Technopolis Group, ERRIN, Fraunhofer ISI and UNU-MERIT) and Office of the Northern Ireland Executive in Brussels are cordially inviting you to the second 2014 workshop on ‘Supporting advanced manufacturing activities at the regional level: lessons from practitioners’. This workshop is organised in the framework of the RIM Plus initiative…