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UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills publishes new Technopolis comparative study on appraisal and evaluation approaches for research infrastructures

23rd August 2018

Technopolis Group has recently completed an international comparative study on appraisal and evaluation of capital spending on research infrastructures (RI). Building on Technopolis’ large track of studies on RI and our broad geographical network, we analysed approaches in 14 countries: from Germany and Sweden to Australia, Canada and the USA. The case studies serve as…

Technopolis Group helps Flemish government with its Open Science Strategy

13th August 2018

The Flemish government is responsible for all research policy in Flanders. With large universities such as KU Leuven, Ghent University, and research institutes such as IMEC and VIB Flanders has one of the most competitive research systems in the World. The Flemish Government is looking for a new Open Science Strategy to strengthen research in…

A new typology of research impact: Technopolis evaluates the Swiss National Research Programmes

24th July 2018

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) has published the impact evaluation of National Research Programmes (NRPs), the SNF’s instrument to fund solution-oriented interdisciplinary research on a range of social, political and economic challenges. The study considered the NRP instrument more broadly, but focused in particular on three NRPs: NRP 59: Benefits and Risks of the…

More years = better lives?

29th June 2018

Technopolis Group evaluates the impact and reach of the Joint Programming Initiative “More Years, Better Lives” (JPI MYBL) The Technopolis Group was commissioned to carry out an evaluation of the JPI MYBL’s impact and reach over the 2015 – 2018 period.  Demographic change and an ageing society is a key challenge facing Europe and other…

Technopolis Group opens London office

6th June 2018

We are delighted to announce that Technopolis Group has opened an office in London. This will place us closer to several of our major clients for our UK based business and provide a base to support the recent expansion in our portfolio of services from our British business. For further queries, please contact Cristina Rosemberg…

Conference announcement: Brussels, 3-4 July 2018 Creating value together: towards business partnerships between social economy enterprises and traditional businesses

30th April 2018

Social economy enterprises and traditional, for-profit enterprises collaborate in many ways. Together, they can co-create value for both partners and become a real source of jobs and social inclusion in Europe. For further details on the conference including the latest agenda,  location, logistics and registration. 

Technopolis Group to support and train French “eco-cities”

12th April 2018

Technopolis Group is starting an exciting project for the French Caisse des Dépôts (State bank) in the frame of the “Future Cities” (Ville de Demain) programme (€668m). This initiative supports 30 French “eco-cities” (EcoCités) to design, test and implement new solutions for more sustainable and smarter cities in the fields of: transport and mobility, energy…

New report: Finnish participation in EU research in Health, Wellbeing, Cleantech, Bio-economy, Circular Economy and Digitalisation

5th March 2018

The Finnish government aims to improve the quality and effectiveness of research, development and innovation (RDI), but competition for domestic funding has increased. Therefore, the Research and Innovation Council – an advisory body to the government – set the objective of Finnish participants collectively increasing the funding they received in Horizon 2020 by 50% compared…