Evaluation

Evaluation of the Swedish Wind Power Technology Centre

Technopolis Group evaluated the scientific merit of the research at the Swedish Wind Power Technology Centre as well as the industrial relevance and use of the results. Scientific merit was evaluated by an international panel of 3 peers.  Their view was that the work carried out in the centre is very relevant from both a…

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Benchmarking evaluation practices for The European Association for Innovation Agencies (TAFTIE) Management Summary

The main objective of this study was to develop the evidence base to demonstrate the innovation agencies’ impact, effectiveness and efficiency. The European association for Innovation Agencies TAFTIE has asked Technopolis to benchmark the effectiveness, efficiency and the use of evaluation practices across four different types of innovation instruments. the study has made a comparison…

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EFFSYS+ evaluation

Technopolis Group conducted an evaluation of the EFFSYS+ programme, aimed at achieving effective cooling and heat pump systems. It became clear from this evaluation that EFFSYS+ is the only public research and development programme of its kind in Sweden. If you were an active researcher in the areas of refrigeration and heat pump technology, it was…

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Evaluation of Walloon Competitiveness Clusters

The Walloon Institute for Evaluation, Prospective and Statistics, (IWEPS), asked Technopolis to evaluate the results of the Walloon policy for competitiveness clusters which were first implemented in 2005 in this Belgian region. The Walloon competitiveness clusters policy aims to increase the competitiveness of the regional economy through research, innovation and the networking of actors. It…

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Evaluation of the support mechanisms to maturation of innovation projects aimed at the creation of new companies

The project dealt with the evaluation of the Ile de France regional scheme for innovative projects development. The Ile de France Region gathers more than a half of French RDI efforts (public and private spending, researchers, patents…). However recent studies showed that the regional “innovation machine” is not producing enough results. Business creation is one…

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TAFTIE ’s Taskforce Benchmarking Impact, Effectiveness and Efficiency of Innovation Instruments – Evaluation Reference Model

The main objective of this study was to develop the evidence base to demonstrate the innovation agencies’ impact, effectiveness and efficiency. The European association for Innovation Agencies TAFTIE has asked Technopolis to benchmark the effectiveness, efficiency and the use of evaluation practices across four different types of innovation instruments. the study has made a comparison…

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Mid-term evaluation of the Bioenergy Feedstock Programme

Technopolis Group conducted a mid-term evaluation covering the programme period 07-01-2011 to 06-30-2015 of three administratively separate programmes focusing on supply, transformation and sustainability that together form the Swedish Energy Agency’s Bioenergy Feedstock Programme. The purpose of the evaluation was to contribute to the decision making concerning the Agency’s continued initiatives in research and development within…

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Final Evaluation of Wind Power Center

Technopolis Group conducted a mid-term evaluation of the regional Wind Power Center project. The objectives of the three-year project were to create jobs and SMEs, and help create a wind power cluster in the region. The evaluation discussed two options for the Wind Power Center: one where WPC remains financed mainly through public funding, and one…

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