Science Technology & Innovation

Blue Bioeconomy Forum – Roadmap for the blue bioeconomy

The Blue Bioeconomy Forum brought together industry, public authorities, academia, and finance in order to strengthen Europe’s competitive position in the emerging blue bioeconomy. The aim of the forum was to develop a shared understanding of the current status of the emerging blue bioeconomy in Europe and to collectively identify strategic developments, market opportunities, appropriate…

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Recomendaciones de política para la integración de Tecnologías Ecológicamente Racionales en los Sistemas Nacionales de Innovación

This publication is a contribution for Latin American countries to advance, individually and as a region, in the definition of challenges and policy strategies that -from the perspective of scientific and technological development, innovation and technology transfer- allow them to make national innovation systems (NIS) an effective tool to face climate change and, beyond, advance…

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Potential of the fourth industrial revolution in Africa

This study is an initiative of the ICT Operations division of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Financial support was provided by the Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC) Fund. The report was prepared by the joint venture composed of the consulting firms Technopolis Group, Research ICT Africa and Tambourine Innovation Ventures under overall coordination of Thierno Mountaga Diarra,…

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Joint STEM lab facility

The National Industrial Research and Development Agency (NIRDA) is leading a initiative to establish a joint STEM Industrial Product Development Facility which will act as an industrial technology incubation hub for Rwandan based industrial innovators drawing on STEM to develop industrial products, access advanced technologies, acquire and upgrade technical industrial skills and improve business capabilities….

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European Resource Efficiency Knowledge Centre (EREK) – Final report

The objective of the European Resource Efficiency Knowledge Centre (EREK) (EASME) is to become a reference point for companies and resource efficiency intermediaries on the latest state-of-the-art in the domain and thus to raise the awareness of SMEs for the savings potential that lies in switching to more resource efficient business models. Thanks to the…

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International Landscape Study of Research and Innovation Systems

This report presents the findings of the International Landscape Study of Research and Innovation Systems, commissioned by Research England and carried out by Technopolis. We have studied the institutional assessment and funding systems for research-performing organisations in 20 research-active countries, with three headline study questions: what research assessment mechanisms are being used? What are the…

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Innovatives Wien 2020 Evaluierung

The strategy “Innovative Vienna 2020” (IW2020) is the second innovation strategy of the city of Vienna. It was drawn up in the years 2014-2015 and defines three goals: Innovation Goal 1 – Vienna as a City of Opportunities: Vienna creates optimal conditions for developing the innovation potential in the metropolitan region. Innovation Goal 2 –…

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Evaluation of the Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) – Foundation Stage

The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is an international development fund designed to help research collaborate to build capacity in developing countries and to address the UN SDGs. It is funded by the UK Government and delivered by 13 delivery partners: the UK Research Councils, Academies, UK Space Agency, Innovate UK and the four devolved…

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