News for Technopolis Group

The role of EU funding for UK Educational research

28th April 2017

Technopolis was commissioned by the Royal Society and the British Academy to look at the role of EU funding for Educational research in the UK. The study explores the impacts of this funding on individuals, institutions, policy and practice, and the potential impact of a change in access to EU-funded research. It covers the period…

Technopolis Group Position Paper on Horizon 2020

12th January 2017

Technopolis Group strongly believes in the positive contribution of Horizon 2020 to the future of Europe. We have supported the European Commission (EC) in the design and evaluation of the Framework Programme (FP) for some twenty years. Our position paper aimed to contribute to future evaluations of H2020 and successive FPs. Good design and evaluation…

MoRRI – Monitoring the Evolution and Benefits of Responsible Research and Innovation

15th December 2016

MoRRI’s main objective is “to provide scientific evidence, data, analysis and policy intelligence to support directly Directorate General for Research and Innovation (DG-RTD) research funding activities and policy-making activities in relation with Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)”. RRI is a concept that is recently gaining momentum but it still lacks agreement on its definition, content…

Patries Boekholt

18th March 2015

Dr Patries Boekholt is founder of Technopolis BV in Amsterdam, director Technopolis Deutschland GmbH in Frankfurt/Main, and Director of the Technopolis Group. She has worked on research and innovation policy for over 20 years. Her activities include international policy studies, programme management advice and evaluations of programmes and organisations. Her projects are at the interface…

Matthieu Lacave

9th April 2014

Formerly assistant professor at the Sorbonne University (Paris I) in European Law, Matthieu Lacave founded Innovation, Territories and Development in Europe (ITD-Eu) in 2005, before joining Technopolis Group. Matthieu is a highly experienced senior consultant on evaluation and design of public policies for innovation and competitiveness. His main areas of expertise include: regional economic development,…

Tom Wolfenden

9th April 2014

Tom is the Technopolis Group Director of Operations. Tom is primarily responsible for matters that impact the Technopolis Group’s operations including:  managing the financial reporting; leading group wide ad hoc projects; co-ordinating the leadership teams and managing shareholder relations. He also performs the Company Secretary function for the holding company. Previously, Tom worked  for easyJet PLC,…

Erik Arnold

9th April 2014

Erik Arnold is co-founder and Chairman of the Technopolis Group and Adjunct Professor in research policy at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm. He has worked in research and innovation policy and evaluation since 1980, covering work in a wide range of disciplines handling research and innovation policy. His work spans over 30 countries…

Célia Couchot

9th April 2014

Célia Couchot provides general administrative support to our Brighton-based Directors and Consultants and has operational responsibility for a range of databases and information systems and for all travel arrangements. She is also involved in a number of projects as a research assistant. At a group level, Célia provides assistance to the Group General Manager with…