Evaluation

Evaluation of the Innovationsbron programme to support develoment projects in academic research environments

Technopolis Group conducted an evaluation of the Innovationsbron programme on utilisation of research results in life science. The evaluation included 357 projects adopted by Innovationsbron over the period 2007-2010 . The number of approved projects varied between 67 and 110 per year during the period. The results in this study were based on studies of…

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Evaluation of The Dutch Research Council for the Technical Sciences (STW)

Technopolis Group evaluated The Dutch Research Council for the Technical Sciences (STW) in 2006 and, in 2011, was asked to evaluate STW again. A mix of methodologies (including interviews, surveys and stakeholder workshops) were used to answer the evaluation questions regarding impact and efficiency of STW as well as to give advice on the future…

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Evaluation of the Swedish Energy Agency’s funding of RTO Innventia

Technopolis Group evaluated the Swedish Energy Agency’s funding of the research institute Innventia (Stockholm), with emphasis on the period 2009–2011. The evaluation encompassed six project clusters and four individual projects that all entailed R&D within the pulp and paper domain. In this context, cluster refers to a set of coherent three-year projects within a common…

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Mid Term Evaluation of the PAMPA Programme

Technopolis Group conducted a study of the mid-term evaluation of the Multi Country Support programme for Agroecology (PAMPA Programme). The programme was funded by the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the French Global Environment Facility, and the French Agency for Development (which also runs the programme). PAMPA is a €3.5 million programme over the 2007-2012 period….

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Study on the impact of London agreement to SMEs

The project is aimed at assessing the impact of the London agreement on the application of European patents by the French enterprises, in particular SMEs. The study is based on a survey sent to the French enterprises which have had at least one application of European patent published from 2005 to 2009. The study is…

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Evaluation of the research programme Passenger Transport in the Future

The research programme Passenger Transport in the Future is a partnership between the Swedish Transport Administration (earlier the Swedish Road Administration and the Swedish Rail Administration) and VINNOVA, in support of research and development within the area of public transport. Technopolis Group’s evaluation focused on goal attainment and quality of the resarch projects, in order to…

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Evaluation of Austrian Support Structures for FP 7 & Eureka and Impact Analysis of EU Research Initiatives on the Austrian Research & Innovation System

A consortium of Austrian Ministries and the Austrian Chamber of Commerce, led by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research (BMWF), commissioned Technopolis to perform an impact analysis of EU research initiatives on the Austrian research and innovation system as well as an evaluation of the Austrian support structures for the 7th European Framework…

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Space Exploration and Innovation

Space exploration, the human and robotic investigation and discovery of extra-terrestrial environments, has been driven since its outset by the USA and the Soviet Union/ Russia. However even in these traditional space-faring nations space exploration is at a turning point: the International Space Station will be extended at least until 2020 and most probably to…

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