Evaluation

The impact of the EU RTD Framework Programme on the UK

This study was an evaluation of the impacts of FP6 and FP7 on the UK. The aims of the study were to assess the nature and extent of the impacts arising from UK involvement in the FPs and to evaluate the extent to which successive FPs (4-7) had leveraged areas of UK strength and had…

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Mid-term Evaluation of the Swedish National Space Technology Research Programme (NRFP)

The Swedish National Space Technology Research Programme (NRFP) is an R&D programme for collaboration between industry and R&D performers that has a programme duration of 2007–2010. The public budget amounts to SEK22 million provided that the industrial parties contribute equally much in kind. NRFP’s contracting partners are the Swedish National Space Board (SNSB) and The…

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Mid-term evaluation of Test Site Sweden

The Swedish National Agency for Innovation Systems, VINNOVA, has contracted Technopolis Group to conduct a mid-term evaluation of its programme, “Test Site Sweden” (TSS), a four year initiative to engage the Swedish vehicle cluster in multilateral cooperative demonstration and test projects. The economic input from VINNOVA amounts to SEK32 million, provided that industry contributes at…

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WING FP6 ICT Pilot Evaluation

The WING – Watching IST Innovation and Knowledge Framework Contract for Impact Assessment, managed by Technopolis, aimed to assess the socio-economic and technological impacts of the 5th and 6th Framework Programmes for RTD in the field of Information Society Technologies. It consisted in about 20 studies analysing the impacts at S&T domain and aggregated levels….

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Interim Evaluation of ICT Research in the 7th Framework Programme

In 2010, a high-level expert panel chaired by Prof. Bravo performed the interim evaluation of ICT research funded under the European Commission Seventh EU Framework Programme for research and technological development. This included ‘mainstream’ research in ICT, the Artemis and ENIAC JTIs, the Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) initiative, and the research funded in the field…

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Nordic Energy Research: an evaluation of its activities

Technopolis Group evaluated the activities of the organisation Nordic Energy Research (NER), which focused on four issues: The usefulness and value of research conducted The role of NER in relation to EU projects and programmes The usefulness of the support provided by NER to the policy making process The dissemination of research results The report concluded…

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Evaluation of the application of Regulation 386/2012

This evaluation concerns the implementation of Regulation (EU) No 386/2012 on entrusting the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) (former OHIM) with tasks related to the enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPRs), including assembling public- and private-sector representatives as a European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights. The evaluation analyses the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency,…

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