Green economy

Research and Innovation in climate change, resource efficiency and raw materials

The goal of the study is to support the EC in promoting successful research and innovation (R&I) policies and programmes under the Specific Programmes of Horizon 2020 in support of Flagship Initiatives “Innovation Union” and “Resource Efficient Europe” with a focus on the specific challenge “Climate Action, resource efficiency and raw materials”.  

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The Swedish Energy Agency’s processes for co-funding large demonstration projects

The Swedish government instructed the Swedish Energy Agency to evaluate its processes for co-funding large demonstration projects. In essence, Technopolis Group’s study was tasked with compiling stakeholder experiences and lessons learned as a basis for formulating a recommendation as to how the Agency could improve its processes for future demonstration projects.

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Overview of the RDI funding bodies, programmes and actors, in the field of eco design and waste

ADEME (the French Environment and Energy Management Agency) mission is to encourage, supervise, coordinate, facilitate and undertake operations with the aim of protecting the environment and managing energy. One of its mission is to support and fund research projects in the field of (renewable energies, air, noise, energy efficiency, soil and waste). In the framework…

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Assessment of 2007-2013 Ile-de-France Regional Innovation Strategy and definition of its smart specialisation for 2014-2020

Innovation was given an increased weight at EU level in the 2007-2013 programming period. This focus is reinforced for 2014-2020. The National policies developed the last 10 years (Investments for the Future, competitiveness cluster policy) is also geared toward a growing support to innovation. • Assess the outputs of RSI actions co-financed through the ERDF…

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Evaluation of Knowledge Centre Waste Refinery 2010–2013

The programme Knowledge Centre Waste Refinery (WR) conducts research and development (R&D) in collaboration between companies, R&D providers, government and regional agencies and municipalities. The objective of WR’s operations is to achieve optimal resource and energy utilisation from waste in terms of both economic and environmental impacts on society. The focus of the evaluation was…

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Review of competences of eco-businesses in the field of eco-technologies in Guadeloupe (SYNERGILE – competitiveness pole)

Synergîle is a competitiveness cluster based in Guadeloupe. Synergîle asked Technopolis Group to create an inventory of the competencies of eco-companies, and the global competencies in eco-technologies in Guadeloupe.  The study consisted in helping Synergîle identify the potential eco-companies, and to create a SWOT analysis of the eco-technologies sector in the region.

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Support to the Rhône-Alpes Regional Council (FRANCE) for the technical coordination of the European project ECREIN+

The Interreg IVC ECREIN+ project was launched in January 2010 and lasted three years. The project gathered 11 partners, from 10 EU countries: regional authorities, regional chambers of commerce and the Assembly of European Regions (AER). The project aimed to facilitate exchange of good practices in the field of eco-innovation support policies at the regional…

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Evaluation of programme for R&D regarding remote heating in Sweden

Technopolis Group evaluated  the Fjärrsyn programme for R&D regarding remote heating in Sweden. The programme is funded by the Energy Agency. The evaluation concluded that the programme during the current period largely has lived up to its purpose. Its operations have been conducted in line with the objectives, which have also largely been achieved. However,…

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