Evaluation

Final evaluation Management of the water ressource in the system fo the East African Rift

This was the  final evaluation of a programme undertaken by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the East-African rift (Ethiopia, Djibouti and Kenya) which supports sustainable water management. It had a two-fold dimension: • Producing scientific knowledge on the water resources: with the support of French universities, support the creation of a regional scientific…

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Evaluation of the Programme “COIN Cooperation & Innovation”

The COIN Cooperation & Innovation programme is a joint initiative of two Austrian federal ministries: that of transport, innovation and technology (BMVIT) and that of economy, family and youth (BMWFJ). Running two programme lines – Aufbau (development) and Kooperation und Netzwerke (cooperation and networks), it is the result of a merger in 2008 of five…

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The thematic evaluation of PRINCE communication activities for DG Enlargement

The objective of the Thematic Evaluation of Communication Actitives for DG ELARG was to support the improvement of the programming of information and communication activities financed under the PRINCE budget as well as improvement of the quality and impact of the activities implemented/carried out in the EU Member States. In particular it assessed the intervention…

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Evaluation of Environmentally oriented automotive research

In 2007, the Swedish Government commissioned the Swedish Energy Agency to invest SEK245 million in environmentally oriented automotive research in the period 2007–2010. The commission entailed an investment in research, development and demonstration aiming to stimulate the automotive industry to increase its investments in environmentally friendly vehicles, renewable fuels and other supporting technologies.  Projects within…

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Evaluation of Global Energy and Climate Studies

This evaluation analysed a programme to develop efficient and sustainable energy systems. The result of this evaluation shows that the programme is considered by most of its stakeholders to be effectively established, and that the activities were implemented as agreed. It had undergone a successful build-up phase, but also already reached a number of significant…

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Evaluation of the InMotion programme

In 2009, the Swedish region of Västra Götaland initiated the InMotion programme focusing on environment, energy and sustainable transport. The programme was intended to strengthen the competitiveness of the automotive and transport industries in Västra Götaland, which had been hit hard by the economic crisis in 2008-2009. The programme was gradually expanded to also focus…

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Assessment of the impact of the Regions of Knowledge programme

This study looked at the results of the Regions of Knowledge (RoK) programme’s implementation until the start of 2010, identifying the added value and achievements as well as areas for improvement, in relation to the following four key programme objectives: To foster regional growth and competitiveness To enhance the regional investment in research and innovation and…

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Evaluation Innovation Programme Food & Nutrition in The Netherlands

The aim of the evaluation was to determine whether the Innovation Programme Food & Nutrition (IPFN) had mets its objectives and to what extent IPFN had contributed to the overall policy objectives of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation. Furthermore the evaluation looked at the interactive design process of the programme (the ‘innovation in dialogue approach’), its governance and the satisfaction amongst participants.

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