Evaluation

Mid-term evaluation of the second Programme for Global Health and Vaccination Research (GLOBVAC2)

Technopolis recently completed its evaluation of the Global Health and Vaccination (GLOBVAC) research programme for the Research Council of Norway. Each year, the GLOBVAC research programme awards approximately €13 million in funding to research seeking to improve health for poor people in low and lower-middle income countries. The largest contributor is the Norwegian Agency for Development…

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Evaluation of Nordplus

Nordplus and its five sub-programmes Nordplus Junior, Nordplus Higher Education, Nordplus Adult, Nordplus Horizontal and Nordplus Nordic Languages were all evaluated. The evaluation had both summative and formative traits and the evaluation team focused on the performance and impacts of Nordplus and its sub-programmes, with a view on the expected delivery of activities and outcomes…

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Evaluation of CTA’s ST&I Programme (2010-2014)

This report presents the results of the evaluation of the Science, Technology and Innovation (ST&I) Programme of the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), Wageningen, The Netherlands. Technopolis Group evaluated the ST&I Programme in its entirety in response to changing target groups reflected in the priority areas set out in the current CTA Strategy Plan (20011…

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REF Accountability Review: Costs, benefits and burden

This report presents the results of the REF 2014 Accountability Review, which has considered the costs, benefits and burden for HEIs of submitting to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). The review includes consideration of the new impact element of the REF, making use of RAND Europe’s parallel evaluation of the impact submission process published by…

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Evaluative study on the Cross-Border Healthcare Directive

In 2011, the Cross-border Healthcare Directive introduced a general framework to clarify patients’ rights with regard to accessing cross-border healthcare provision; guarantee the safety, quality and efficiency of care that they will receive in another EU Member State; and promote cooperation between Member States on healthcare matters. Member States had to pass their national laws…

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Impact assessment of Tekes’ activities on environment and wellbeing

In this study we will provide a closer analysis of the impacts of Tekes on environment and wellbeing in Finland. Focus will be on 10 programmes in the area of environment and wellbeing from the period 2006-2015. The project includes statistical analysis, case studies and a meta-analysis of previous studies. In this project Technopolis cooperates…

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Evaluation of InnoSport

The InnoSport Foundation started in 2006 with funding from the Dutch Government. The aim of the InnoSport Foundation is stimulate sport innovations and to bridge science and society. InnoSport must be of added value for sports, companies and knowledge institutes. The main funder of InnoSport is the Ministry of VWS(port). The Ministry commissioned the evaluation…

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Evaluation of the Dutch Innovation Programme on Food and Nutrition

In the 2005 the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs introduced the ‘key area approach’ for innovation programmes in prioritised areas in the Dutch economy. In 2006 the Innovation Programme Food & Nutrition (IPFN) was established in the ‘key area’ Flowers & Food. Following an interactive approach, IPFN was developed bottom-up by Dutch multinationals, SMEs and…

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