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Victor Calvo

6th December 2017

Victor Calvo works for Technopolis Group as an Operations Executive with responsibilities to improve the effectiveness of the Group’s internal processes and developing management information. He also supports the Group’s implementation of key operational plans. Prior to joining Technopolis Group, Victor worked as a Fraud Analyst for an online business. During this time he detected…

Evaluation of the impact of the European Union’s research funding for poverty-related and neglected diseases – Lessons from EU research funding (1998–2013)

28th September 2017

Poverty-related and neglected diseases (PRNDs) carry a high burden of morbidity and mortality in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Yet, there remains a large unmet need for effective, affordable and safe approaches to combat these diseases. Much of the underpinning research in this field has been carried out by the public sector, with funding provided…

The role of EU funding in UK research and innovation

10th May 2017

The United Kingdom’s (UK) National Academies — the Academy of Medical Sciences, the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society — commissioned Technopolis to provide an in-depth understanding of the role of EU funding within the UK research and innovation landscape. The UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU) will have significant implications for…

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,…