Action Plan for demand side policies

Publiceringsdatum: 21 oktober 2013 | Språk: EN

This study supported the first phase of the Action Plan to boost demand for European innovations. The tasks concerned basically three predominantly methodological issues, namely:

The final report includes a number of case studies of evaluations of demand-side innovation policies and a number of market analyses. These provide a wealth of information and insights on this type of instrument. They also suggest that their use can be widened and their implementation needs to be carefully designed in a suitable policy mix, often with supply-side measures, in order to trigger innovation and obtain the set goals.

Keywords: Innovation, evaluation, indicators, roadmapping, sector and market performance