Dr Anete Vingre is an associate consultant at Technopolis Group and has experience as a project manager and author of various evaluations and policy studies. Anete works on studies and impact evaluations in science and innovation policy, the performance of research institutions, and regional development. Anete has completed several evaluations covering research, entrepreneurship and innovation policy. She performed these evaluations for various clients, such as Business Finland, Ministry of Economy and Employment of Finland, European Commission, the Irish Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation. Anete has also experience in conducting international peer-review based research assessment. She managed the International Evaluation of Research Institutions activity in Latvia, covering all research institutions in the country. Recently Anete has been involved in studies for UK Research and Innovation, for example, conducting case studies and further data collection and analysis to evaluate Innovate UK Newton Fund. She also led the international review of research funders’ responses to Covid-19 for UKRI. Anete is interested also in research careers and the mobility of scientists. She was part of the research team analysing the collaboration networks of diaspora scientists for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia. Recently, she authored a study for DG RTD analysing the social security gaps that affect internationally mobile researchers.
Anete is skilled in qualitative data analysis methods such as case studies, document analysis, in-depth interviews, group interviews, benchmark studies, etc. In addition, she has experience in applying some quantitative approaches, especially surveys. Anete has strengthened her methodological skills by participating in methods summer schools organised by the European Consortium of Political Research. Anete holds a PhD in Political science from the University of Latvia. After her doctoral studies, she received a research scholarship from the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies and spent a period performing research at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, USA.
Her working languages are Latvian and English.