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Technopolis Group welcomes Arctik, a strategic and creative communication agency

2nd January 2019

Press release,  Brussels. After years of collaboration, Technopolis Group and Arctik (Belgium), a boutique communication agency, are pleased to announce they have  joined forces. Arctik becomes a Technopolis Group company, operating as an arm’s length Technopolis Group subsidiary. Cédric Hananel, who founded Arctik, will continue to lead his team, based in Brussels, Belgium. “We are particularly…

Technopolis Group to Evaluate 17 Swedish Strategic Innovation Programmes

11th December 2018

The Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems (Vinnova), the Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (Formas) and the Swedish Energy Agency have commissioned Technopolis Group to evaluate the 17 Strategic Innovation Programmes (SIPs) that the three agencies co-fund. The goal of the evaluation, to be undertaken along with Sweco Society AB, is…

Technopolis contribution to new Commission report on Monitoring the impact of EU Framework Programmes

30th October 2018

The European Commission has just published a new expert report on ‘Monitoring the impact of EU Framework Programmes’. The report is based on inputs from three monitoring experts, including Technopolitan Alfred Radauer who leads the “Intellectual Property & Standards” (IPS) group at Technopolis Group. The report is largely based on literature review and lessons learned…

Evaluation of the UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (IHP)

25th October 2018

Technopolis has been selected to carry out an independent external evaluation of the UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (IHP) Phase VIII, together with the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP). The evaluation will be looking at the impact of the programme on sustainable water resource management across the globe. Technopolis will be providing strong methodological support…

Improving innovation co-operation between Europe and India

12th October 2018

The Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD) of the European Commission has launched a piloting initiative with the aim to foster innovation cooperation between India and Europe. As part of the European Commission’s Service Facility for International Cooperation in Research and Innovation, Technopolis Group is coordinating the initiative in collaboration with our India-based partners…

Innovation policy: IP, standards and regulation matter.

5th October 2018

Download our latest edition of |the| technopolitan, which showcases the often overlooked impacts of intellectual policy, standards and regulations and makes the case that IP, standards and regulation should matter more in innovation policy.     

New Technopolis Group report on evaluation, innovation and social challenges

4th October 2018

How should we evaluate complex programmes for innovation and socio-technical transitions? A new Technopolis Group report for the Swedish Agency for Growth Analysis answers this key question. Programmes addressing socio-technical transitions (for example, to tackle major societal challenges) are often ineffective because they fail to link transition management to governance. The new Technopolis Group report…