Evaluation of Norwegian Innovation Clusters

Authors: Anders HåkanssonKincsö IzsakZsuzsa JávorkaRolf RøtnesMarthe Norberg-SchulzMarina RybalkaMikkel Myhre WalbækkenKarin Ibenholt

Language: English

Publication date: 15th November 2017

Innovation Norway, the Research Council of Norway and Siva commissioned an evaluation of the Norwegian Innovation Clusters program as well as an evaluation of seven completed cluster projects. 

The main objective of the evaluation was to assess to what extent the program meets the needs of the target group, whether the operation and organisation of the program is appropriate and whether the effects are in accordance with the objectives.  
The evaluation was organised in line with OECDs criteria for evaluating development assistance and structured around three main criteria: relevance, effectiveness (incl. impact) and efficiency. 

Technopolis Group’s main contribution was an international benchmark including three case studies of cluster programmes in Denmark, France and Germany.  

Download the report to read  the results of the evaluation